Altiman sentenced to 10 years in prison in impaired driving case that killed two
One vehicle is missing its entire back end following a double fatal collision at Highbury Avenue and Dundas Street in London, Ont, on Thursday September 8, 2016. (Justin Zadorsky / CTV London)
A Delaware man who pleaded guilty to impaired driving causing death and impaired driving causing bodily harm has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
The London courtroom was packed for the sentencing Thursday of Scott Altiman.
Two people died and two others were seriously injured in the crash at Highbury Avenue and Dundas Sreet in September of 2016.
Altiman was driving his Dodge Charger when he crashed into a car and sent it flying.
The occupants of that car, 23-year-old Cody Andrews of New Hamburg and 46-year-old Jerry Pitre of London, died. A man and woman in the car were seriously hurt.
Altiman pleaded guilty to eight charges including impaired driving causing death and criminal negligence causing death.
According to the agreed statement of facts, Altiman had more than twice the legal alcohol limit in his system and was driving at speeds of up to 187 km/h.
An open beer was also found in his car at the time of the crash.