Police said Gary Hosey was behind the wheel of a car that struck a bus stop shelter. The collision killed four people. (Courtesy: James Atencio)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -
A motion to test blood samples of a Las Vegas man suspected in a deadly DUI crash was granted Friday, according to court officials.
A spokesperson for Las Vegas Justice Court confirmed the motion to have Gary Lee Hosey's blood samples retested by an independent laboratory.
The motion was granted during a status check Friday connected to Hosey's four counts of driving under the influence causing death. Hosey was arrested on Sept. 13, 2012 after a wreck at a bus stop on Spring Mountain Road near Decatur Boulevard, police said.
Four people died as a result of the incident.
Hosey pleaded not guilty to the charges. A judge set a status check for June 7.
According to police, Hosey was behind the wheel of an eastbound vehicle, when it lost control and slammed into a bus stop shelter. The wreck resulted in the deaths of four people and injuries to several others.
Police said Hosey was under the influence at the time of the accident, but attorneys for Hosey claim there is a discrepancy regarding how impaired he was at the time of the impact.
The arrest report shows an on-scene breathalyzer test found Hosey had a blood alcohol level above the legal limit of .08. According to the arrest report, Hosey claimed he had just one beer prior to getting in his car with four passengers on Sept. 13.
Blood tests showed Hosey also had marijuana in his system at the time of the accident.
Stay tuned to FOX5 for the latest on this developing story.
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