Repeat DUI Offender Charged in Deadly Bristol Township Accident

The accident happened three months ago. Devon Crispo, a 26-year-old from Bensalem, was traveling east on Neshaminy Road when she turned left and drove in front of a motorcycle. On the motorcycle were John Chester and his girlfriend, Brianna O’Driscoll.

The impact of the accident threw them from the motorcycle. Crispo’s car then came to rest on top of the couple. Chester, an army veteran, was pronounced dead at the scene. O’Driscoll was seriously injured and hospitalized with a head injury, broken bones, and third degree burns.

Police report that they smelled alcohol on Crisp’s breath. In her car, they found one empty bottle of wine, one full bottle of wine, a smoked marijuana cigarette, and prescription sedatives. 

Not Driver’s First DUI

Crispo admits that right before the deadly Bristol Township motorcycle accident, she drank three glasses of wine, smoked pot, and took prescription pain medication. This was not her first time to drive under the influence. Her attorney told the court that Crispo was arrested in 2007, but her record was expunged after participating in a rehabilitation program for first-time DUI offenders.

Her prior DUI clearly was on her mind right after she hit the couple. O’Driscoll (the injured passenger) heard Crispo say, “Oh my God, I’m going to get another DUI!” as the two accident victims lay under the car, severely injured.

The charges levied against Crispo include vehicular homicide and other related offenses. She was released on a $1 million bond.

Our Bensalem, PA personal injury attorneys extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of Mr. Chester, and hope Ms. O’Driscoll makes a complete recovery from her injuries.