Charges pending in deputy involved crash

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Two men are facing a number of charges for an accident involving an Alachua county Sheriff’s Deputy this weekend. Deputy Matthew Bugg was injured in a head-on collision when one of the accused was helping his brother flee a different crash. ASO Sergeant Todd Kelly says the accident was incredibly violent.

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Gainesville Police Department Corporal Angelina Valuri says the men are looking at charges for DUI, felony reckless driving and driving with a suspended license.

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