MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A 37-year-old woman was being treated for severe head trauma and other injuries Thursday at a Virginia hospital after the car in which she was riding Wednesday evening crashed into a tree off Leetown Road in Jefferson County, police said.
The driver, Daniel Lewis Garden, 19, of North Carolina was in Eastern Regional Jail on Thursday evening after being arraigned on charges of driving under the influence causing injury, aggravated DUI, driving without a license and insurance, and driving without wearing a seat belt, according to police and jail records.
Magistrate Gail Boober set a $25,000 bond for Garden, according to court records.
The woman, Amy Conner, was flown to Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va., from the accident scene near Box Factory Road, according to Jefferson County Sheriff's Department Sgt. R.L. Fletcher.
Conner, formerly of the Eastern Panhandle, reportedly was visiting the area from North Carolina when the accident happened about 7:30 p.m., Fletcher said.