Back in November last year, two-division world champion Gervonta Davis was involved in a vehicle accident. Now, a total of 14 criminal charges have stemmed from that accident, and if convicted, can face seven years in prison.
After he was reportedly celebrating his birthday at a local club in South Baltimore, Gervonta Davis was involved in a hit-and-run that took place at the Washington Boulevard and Martin Luther King Boulevard intersection near about 2 am in the morning.
After running a red light, Gervonta’s Lamborghini Urus had crashed into a Toyota, and fled the scene before the arrival of the police. While there were no casualties, four people were left with severe injuries.
Gervonta Davis can be sentenced to more than seven years in prison
More than four months since the incident, the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s office has decided to move forward with a whopping 14 counts of of traffic violations against “Tank” Davis, the most serious one being the four counts of “failure to immediately return and remain at scene of accident involving bodily injury.”
Moreover, at the time of the accident, Davis’ driving license was suspended and revoked, and each of these three charges carry a maximum one-year sentence separately.
In addition to the above, charges of not reporting the accident as well as not providing assistance to the injured persons along with several other charges, Davis can face upto seven years and 55 days behind the bars.
The prosecutors stated to have obtained footage of the hit-and-run from a store near the location of the accident, which further proves Davis and his Lamborghini being involved.
Plus, the official also claimed that the footage revealed Davis along with his unidentified female companion escaping the scene in a Chevrolet Camaro, using it as a getaway car, “the defendant and the unidentified female passenger were captured on camera leaving from the scene in the Camaro.” (H/T TMZ)
Below here is a list of all the charges being raised against Davis, as per a press release from the State’s Attorney’s office:
- Four counts of Failure to immediately return and remain at scene of accident involving bodily injury (1 year)
- Failure of driver involved in accident to render reasonable assistance to injured person (60 days)
- Failure of vehicle driver involved in accident to furnish req. ID and license (60 days)
- Failure of vehicle driver involved in accident to exhibit license to police (60 days)
- Failure of vehicle driver involved in accident to report to nearest police (60 days)
- Failure of vehicle driver in accident to locate and notify owner of unattended property of damage (60 days)
- Failure of vehicle driver in accident to furnish required ID information in writing on unattended vehicle property (60 days)
- Person driving motor vehicle on highway on suspended license and privilege (1 year)
- Person driving motor vehicle on highway on revoked license and privilege (1 year)
- Driving motor vehicle on highway without required license and authorization (60 days)
- Driver fail to stop at steady circular red signal.
“Fortunately, the victims in this case were able to survive this alleged hit and run collision with recoverable injuries despite the potential for a far worst scenario,” Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby was quoted in the press release, “my office will continue to do our part to hold reckless drivers accountable when their harmful actions put innocent lives in jeopardy.”