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Bellevue manager on leave for DUI crash investigation

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A spokesperson for Bellevue Public Schools confirmed that an elementary school principal was on paid administrative leave as part of an investigation into a drinking and driving accident. LeMay Elementary School principal Andrew Miller, 46, was arrested Friday night in an accident near 141st Street and Pacific Street. Omaha police said he was driving a pickup truck when he crashed into a motorcycle from behind. “I think the motorcyclist when he was hit from behind he actually went about 125 feet further being hit,” Douglas County District Attorney Don Kleine said. Medics took motorcycle driver Bruce Blaydes, 59, from Omaha, to Bergen. Mercy Hospital in critical condition. He is still critical five days later. “I don’t know what the reasons were and an investigation is still going on as to the potential speed he was driving at the time, but it obviously doesn’t appear that he tried to brake when he saw this. nobody, ”Kleine said. According to court documents, Miller had “bloodshot watery eyes, slurred speech, admitted to drinking several alcoholic drinks and urinated in his pants.” Police said he refused to provide a preliminary breathalyzer test at the scene. Officers performed a test at police headquarters and also took him to the hospital for a blood test. Kleine said Miller had a blood alcohol level of .139 Miller faces a driving charge impaired causing serious injury. Blaydes’ sister emailed KETV Newswatch about her brother’s condition. “He has a broken back, wrist, shoulder and ribs. He also had a brain hemorrhage. He’s a veteran who survived a heart transplant after being on LVAD for 18 months. He’s our miracle. who went through hell to survive only to be on a ventilator again because of that drunk driver. the following statement: “LeMay manager Mr. Andy Miller has been put on paid administrative leave due to an incident recent external. This is a personnel matter and no further information is available. We are here to support our LeMay, St Aff students and families. ”

A spokesperson for Bellevue Public Schools confirmed that an elementary school principal was on paid administrative leave as part of an investigation into a drinking and driving accident.

LeMay Elementary School principal Andrew Miller, 46, was arrested Friday night in an accident near 141st Street and Pacific Street.

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Omaha police said he was driving a pickup truck when he crashed into a motorcycle from behind.

“I think the motorcyclist when he was hit from behind he actually went about 125 feet further being hit,” said Douglas County District Attorney Don Kleine.

Medics took motorcycle driver Bruce Blaydes, 59, from Omaha, to Bergen Mercy hospital in critical condition. He is still critical five days later.

“I don’t know what the reasons were and an investigation is still underway to determine the potential speed he was driving at the time, but it obviously doesn’t appear that he tried to brake when he saw that person, ”Kleine said.

According to court documents, Miller had “bloodshot watery eyes, slurred speech, admitted to drinking several alcoholic drinks and urinated in his pants.”

Police said he refused to provide a preliminary breathalyzer test at the scene. The officers performed a test at the police headquarters and also took him to the hospital for a blood test.

Kleine said Miller had a blood alcohol level of 0.139.

Miller faces a charge of impaired driving causing serious injury.

Blaydes’ sister emailed KETV Newswatch regarding her brother’s condition.

“He has a broken back, wrist, shoulder and ribs. He also had a brain hemorrhage. He’s a veteran who survived a heart transplant after being on LVAD for 18 months. He’s our miracle. who went through hell to survive only to be on a ventilator again because of that drunk driver. I just thought we needed to know more about this so that maybe it could stop a single person from driving okay intoxicated. “

Bellevue Public Schools issued the following statement:

“LeMay manager Mr. Andy Miller has been placed on administrative leave with pay due to a recent external incident. This is a personnel matter and no further information is available. We are here to help. support our students, staff and families at LeMay. ”

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