FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (WUSA) -- A most unusual case involving allegations of sex, speeding and alcohol on Interstate 495 (known as the "Beltway") in Virginia is headed to trial.
A Woodbridge man is being sued for allegedly causing a crash under some salacious circumstances.
It's not often that a drunk driving case leads to the following statement from a plaintiff's attorney, in this case, Douglas R. Stevens:
"Having sex at 85 miles per hour while drunk on a freeway is willful and wanton negligence."
But that is at the heart of a lawsuit that will go to trial in Fairfax County on Monday. A 28 year-old cab driver is suing the now convicted drunk driver for damages stemming from a May 2010 accident on the Beltway, near Telegraph Road.
Court records reveal the defendant was returning from his 21st birthday celebration in Baltimore when he was involved in a crash that injured the cab driver.
According to legal documents, the defendant: