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Man pleads guilty in January DUI crash in Virginia Beach

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Posted at 12:59 PM, Apr 13, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-13 13:55:46-04

Virginia Beach, Va. – Robert Ryan Pirzad, 25, pleaded guilty Monday to charges stemming from a January DUI crash in which he was the driver.

The crash occurred January 4th on Lynnhaven Parkway at the base of the I-264 overpass.

Robert Pirzad

Robert Pirzad

Officials say Pirzad, 25, was driving a 2008 Nissan 350Z from westbound I-264 to Southbound Lynnhaven Parkway. When he was getting off of the exit, he lost control of the vehicle and started to slide towards the overpass hitting the jersey wall and the concrete support of the overpass.

Pirzad was charged with : DUI Maiming, DUI 2nd Offense, Refusal, and Suspended Operators License.

The passenger in his vehicle remains in the hospital without the ability to communicate or perform any functions on his own.

Back in December, Pirzad also pled guilty to DUI, Refusal, and Suspended Operators License from Dec. 5, 2014. He will be sentenced for both incidents on July 28.