Alleged drunk driver leads police on a 130 mph chase

MARGARETTA TWP. A Sandusky man sent troopers speeding through Margaretta Twp. on Tuesday night.
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

MARGARETTA TWP.

A Sandusky man sent troopers speeding through Margaretta Twp. on Tuesday night.

A trooper in pursuit clocked him going 130 mph before he crashed into two guard rails along Ohio 269.

The driver, Brett M. Gilliam, 18, 500 block of Donair Drive, was uninjured in the crash, but his passenger Demitria C. Wall, 20, 800 block of Church Road, Lakeside-Marblehead, was transported to Firelands Regional Medical Center by Margaretta EMS with minor injuries.

Gilliam was charged with willfully fleeing a police officer and aggravated vehicular assault, both felonies.

He was also charged with misdemeanor operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. He blew .091; the legal limit is .08.