Oscar Eduardo Vidrio, 30, was charged in connection with the December 16 crash that injured two teens, according to a release from Patrick County Sheriff Dan Smith.
Vidrio, who was born in Mexico, was charged with felony counts of permanent maiming another while driving while intoxicated and driving while intoxicated maiming serious injury, misdemeanor charges of reckless driving, driving while suspended/revoked, driving while intoxicated – first offense and he received two traffic summonses, according to the release.
The case was investigated by Trooper Joe Hylton.
Lauren Worley and Micah Underwood were injured when the vehicle they were traveling in was “struck head-on” in the crash.
Worley, a Patrick County High School student, and Underwood, a Floyd County High School student, were airlifted to a trauma center in Roanoke.
Underwood has since been released, according to reports on social media.
Worley remains hospitalized and has undergone numerous procedures, including a 5-hour surgery.
A GoFundMe campaign is underway to help with her medical expenses. To donate, visit https://www.gofundme.com/f/lauren-worley-medical-expenses?utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet&utm_content=facebook_cta_variant&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.