Fox 5 Atlanta reports that a driver has been arrested in a deadly hit-and-run accident. Dekalb County Police report that they have arrested the driver who was behind the wheel in a hit-and-run accident that killed 29-year-old Alvin Robinson.
Robinson was riding his motorcycle when a driver pullout out in front of him on Bouldercrest Road in front of the Texaco station. The impact threw Robinson from his bike. A witness to the crash rushed to Robinson’s aid, performing CPR. Unfortunately, Robinson succumbed to his injuries. The driver fled from the scene.
Police have arrested El Amin Muhammad in connection with the accident. He is facing charges of vehicular homicide and driving without a license.
The family has started a GoFundMe to cover funeral expenses. Any leftover funds will be used to start a foundation to help motorcyclists injured in crashes who do not have health insurance.
Georgia has two types of vehicular homicide charges: first-degree and second-degree. First-degree vehicular homicide is the more serious of the two charges. It requires having caused the death of another person while either in violation of Georgia’s DUI laws, Georgia’s reckless driving laws, illegally overtaking and passing a school bus, fleeing from police, committing a hit-and-run, or driving on a revoked or suspended license. The penalty for first-degree vehicular homicide is three to fifteen years in prison and a three-year period of license revocation. These sentences can vary depending on the circumstances of the accident and the driver’s criminal history.
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