The alleged drunken driver whose car slammed into a pickup Wednesday evening, killing a 48-year-old Worcester man, is due to make his first court appearance Wednesday.Adam Bard, 28, of 48 Water St., faces a series of charges in connection with the crash that claimed the life of Michael Despin.
Mr. Bard remained hospitalized yesterday. Acording to a spokesman for District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr., Mr. Bard will remain held without bail until his case goes to court for a pretrial conference. His lawyer, Peter L. Ettenberg, waived Mr. Bard’s arraignment, said Timothy Connolly, spokesman for the DA.
Mr. Despin was killed late Wednesday when his pickup collided with a car driven by Mr. Bard at Franklin and Grafton streets. Police allege that Mr. Bard was drunk when his Audi struck the pickup. Mr. Bard is charged with motor vehicle homicide, drunken driving and driving to endanger, among other charges.