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Orinda woman still in hospital after March 26 drunk driving accident

By scarney
Sunday, April 12th, 2009 at 10:04 pm in Crime, Orinda.

Olivia Marie Stein, 23, of Orinda, is still recovering from injuries she suffered when she was thrown from her boyfriend’s motorcycle when he lost control on March 26 in Terra Linda. The boyfriend, Anthony John Butt, 35, of Sausalito, had a blood-alcohol level of .21 percent at the time of the accident.

Stein’s injuries include a slashed liver, major facial injuries, a fractured vertebrae and potential brain damage. She is currently receiving treatment at the California Pacific Medical Center. She is expected to undergo further testing and surgeries.

Butt has been charged with drunken driving causing great bodily injury. If convicted, he will face up to six years in prison. Butt had a previous DUI in 2000.

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