AKRON, OH (WOIO) - An Akron police officer has pleaded guilty in connection with a drunk driving accident that seriously injured his wife. Officer Vince Yurick was arrested last August after losing control of his car and hitting a tree on Canterbury Circle in Akron.
He will be sentenced on April 28.
The 19-year veteran lost control of his 2008 Ford Shelby GT500 and struck a tree near 2191 Canterbury Circle. He and his wife were both taken to Akron City Hospital.
Authorities say speed and alcohol were factors in the crash.