Girl charged with impaired driving instructed parole board she would by no means drink once more


Sean Davidson, CP24.com


Printed Tuesday, June 23, 2020 eight:19PM EDT


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An Ontario girl convicted of killing a bicycle owner whereas driving drunk and charged once more with impaired driving whereas on parole promised authorities she would by no means drink once more.

Richmond Hill girl Darya Selinevich, who’s now 27 years outdated, was sentenced to seven years jail in 2017 after pleading responsible to a lot of costs, together with impaired driving inflicting demise, after she struck and killed a 44-year-old man using his bike in 2015.

In keeping with investigators on the time, the previous York College legislation scholar was driving 110 kilometres an hour in a Toronto neighbourhood, which had a posted pace restrict of 60 kilometres, and he or she didn’t cease her automobile when she struck Zeyong Kang, who was a father of a 15-year-old boy.

Darya Selinevich

As she tried to evade police in a badly broken BMW, the court docket discovered she reached speeds of as much as 200 kilometres per hour and ran a crimson mild. She ultimately pulled over and tried to flee from police on foot however was arrested a short while later.

As a part of her sentence, Selinevich was banned from driving for 10 years.

In keeping with court docket paperwork obtained by CTV Information Toronto, the previous York College legislation scholar was granted full parole on Oct. 17, 2018, lower than two years after she was sentenced. 

As a part of her parole situations, she was required to abstain from alcohol and keep away from ingesting institutions. 

cyclist, hit-and-run

On Sunday, in accordance with a police supply, Selinevich was pulled over on Freeway 400 close to King Highway after police acquired a number of 911 calls a couple of automobile driving erratically.

Police allege she was discovered to be two instances over the authorized alcohol restrict.

She faces a lot of new costs together with impaired driving, driving below suspension, and possession of medicine whereas working a motorized vehicle.

The brand new costs haven’t been confirmed in court docket. 

“You mentioned that you’d by no means drink once more,” the parole choice from 2018 says. “The Board believes that you’re dedicated and motivated to stay sober.”

“It was evident to the Board that you’re nonetheless affected by your choice to drive below the affect that evening, which resulted within the lack of a life.”

The parole board discovered that Selinevich’s regret for the deadly crash “appeared real.”

“You mentioned that you simply didn’t take into consideration the implications. You said that you simply didn’t cease on the scene of the collision since you acquired scared and panicked.”

“It’s the Board’s opinion that you’ll not current an undue threat to society if launched.”

Earlier than the deadly crash in 2015, Selinevich was additionally charged with impaired driving. 

In keeping with the parole paperwork, Selinevich had taken steps to deal with her “substance abuse downside” and attended AA, Good Restoration Program and Partitions to Bridges Program.