Woman accused in DUI crash that killed 3 in court via video

Posted at 9:00 AM, Sep 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-20 18:40:23-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The woman who police accuse of causing a wrong-way crash that killed three people appeared in court Friday via video.

Authorities say 42-year-old Tammy Rodriguez caused the crash Sept. 4 while driving the wrong way in the northbound lanes of Interstate Highway 75 in Lexington.

According to police, Rodriguez hit one vehicle head-on, killing 26-year-old Taylor Blevins and her sister, 20-year-old Caitlyn Bailey.

Also killed was Rodriguez's sister Debbie Lynn Bevins, who was a passenger in her truck. Police say Rodriguez was under the influence.

She is now charged with three counts of murder.

Rodriguez is due back in court on Tuesday, September 24 at 1 p.m.