Woman accused of driving drunk and causing deadly wrong-way crash on U.S. 36 surrenders to police
Britni Bunn faces vehicular homicide, DUI charges
Last Updated: 291 days ago
WESTMINSTER, Colo. - A 23-year-old Broomfield woman, accused of drunken driving and causing a deadly wrong-way crash on U.S. 36 early Wednesday, appears to have posted several pictures of alcoholic drinks at a bar on her Facebook page just hours before the fatal crash.
Britni June Bunn turned herself in at the Westminster Police Department on Wednesday evening, police said.
On Tuesday, the night before the early morning crash, Bunn or someone using her login uploaded a cellphone photo to her Facebook page showing a bar table, a Corona beer and what appears to be a margarita with the comment, "Round two biaaaaaAtCH."
Another photo shows a Corona bottle pouring into a margarita glass with the comment, "YessssssssssssssssssS."
Bunn is being held on $20,000 bond in Jefferson County Jail. She was booked on several charges: vehicular homicide involving reckless driving, vehicular homicide involving DUI, vehicular assault involving DUI, vehicular assault involving reckless driving, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, driving under the influence of alcohol, driving a vehicle on wrong side of the road and failure to provide valid insurance.
An affidavit in support of a warrantless arrest indicates Bunn told investigating officers she had five margaritas before the crash. Police said they also found cocaine in her vehicle.
Bunn appeared in Jefferson County court on Thursday morning to be advised of the charges against her.
The crash happened shortly before 3 a.m. Wednesday on eastbound U.S. 36 near Sheridan Boulevard, police said.
Bunn was driving a red Ford sport utility vehicle westbound in the eastbound lanes and crashed head-on into a white Acura coupe, said Cheri Spottke with the Westminster Police Department.
A male passenger in Bunn's SUV was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The victim was identified as 25-year-old Vincent Michael James Gibson. He was not wearing a seat belt, police said.
Bunn and two people in the Acura were transported to the hospital, Spottke said.
"We do believe there is potentially alcohol and or drugs involved," Spottke said.
Bunn's Facebook page also has a photo of her peeking out from marijuana plants filling a room.
Her Facebook profile says she lives in Denver and attended the Phlebotomy Learning Center of Denver and Standley Lake High School.
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