Collins Charged With Dui
LATEST: American TV star GARY COLLINS has been charged with drink-driving following his arrest in Los Angeles last week (23Oct07). The 69-year-old was driving his black Ford Explorer through Sherman Oaks when he crashed into a blue Toyota on 23 October. The collision caused Collins to lose control and career into oncoming traffic, where he smashed into two parked cars. He was booked into Van Nuys Jail and was later released on $40,000 (GBP20,000) bail. The Los Angeles City Attorney has now decided to charge Collins with DUI and driving with a blood alcohol level above .08. If convicted, he could face a $1,000 (GBP500) fine and six months in jail. Collins was arrested in Mississippi in 2002 for DUI, but was found not guilty of the charges.