Coroner: Driver in fatal I-75 crash nearly 4 times the legal drinking limit

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Published: Jan. 16, 2019 at 8:36 AM EST
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The Fayette County coroner's office says the driver who caused

had a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.306%, nearly four times the legal drinking limit.

In Kentucky, it is illegal to drive if your BAC is 0.08% or higher.

The Jan. 6 crash killed 42-year-old Issam Abbas, 38-year-old Rima Abbas, 14-year-old Ali Abbas, 13-year-old Isabella Abbas, and 7-year-old Giselle Abbas.

The other driver, Joey Bailey, 41, of Georgetown, also died.

Lexington police said Bailey was

when he crashed into the Abbas family's vehicle.