D.A. Asks Court to Reconsider Truck Driver's 110-Year Sentence

A Colorado district attorney wants a judge to review the 110-year sentence of the truck driver who killed 4 people in a massive freeway wreck … after millions of people — including Kim Kardashian — signed a petition opposing the stiff punishment.

Alexis King, D.A. for Colorado’s First Judicial District, filed the motion Tuesday for a hearing to reconsider the sentencing. She mentioned that it was the “desire” of both living victims and families of those who died in the crash.

In April 2019, 26-year-old Rogel Aguilera-Mederos was driving a semi-truck in Lakewood, CO when the brakes went out and he slammed into traffic, killing 4 people.

He was found guilty of 27 criminal charges in October — and earlier this month he was sentenced to the minimum under Colorado law … 110 years.

You read that right, it’s the minimum, because Aguilera-Mederos must serve multiple sentences — for the 4 deaths and 16 other injured victims — consecutively and not concurrently.

Aguilera-Mederos says the tragedy was a terrible accident … and he has gotten the support of millions in a petition — making this case very controversial. Kim chimed in, recently posting about the 26-year-old and calling on the Colorado governor to “do the right thing”.

Earlier this month, Aguilera-Mederos gave an emotional statement … saying “my life has been very difficult, sad, depressing, terrible since April 25, 2019.” He continued, “I know it has been hard and heartbreaking for everyone involved.”

D.A. King wants a district court judge to reconsider the sentence, and says she’ll present the living victims’ wishes during the hearing, which has been scheduled for Monday.

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