Attorneys for former Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III filed court documents on Wednesday that claim Las Vegas firefighters were slow to extinguish the blaze in the victim’s car following the fatal crash, citing an unnamed witness who said they waited 20 minutes.
Ruggs, 22, is accused of causing the fatal November 2 pre-dawn crash by driving drunk at speeds up to 156 mph with his girlfriend in his Corvette sports car, killing 23-year-old Tina Tintor and her dog Max.
In a recent filing, Ruggs’ attorneys David Chesnoff and Richard Schonfeld suggested that firefighters’ slow response time may have played a part in Tintor’s death.
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SOURCE: Daily Mail, Gina Martinez