Sal Wilson, who was struck by a car outside Sam's Hofbrau, a Los Angeles strip club, addresses the media after a court hearing for the man accused of being behind the wheel of the car that maimed Wilson and another man on March 10, 2013.
A Paramount man who admitted driving under the influence when he slammed his BMW into two men that resulted in each victim losing limbs was sentenced to five years and four months in state prison, the District Attorney’s Office said.
Terrence Conrad Meeks, 40, was sentenced after pleading no contest in June to getting behind the wheel of his car March 10 in the parking lot of Sam's Hofbrau, an LA strip club.
Meeks rammed his vehicle into a parked Mini Cooper, pinning two men standing in front of the car, prosecutors said.
The force of the crash severed both legs of one victim and crushed the right leg of the other victim so badly it had to be amputated.
In exchange for his plea, one count of driving with .08 percent blood alcohol causing injury was dismissed.
Salvador Wilson, who had his legs severed below the knees, said has said he has nightmares.
"I wake up in sweats. I see his face. I see the car coming and I can’t get it out of my head," he said during a press conference outside a court hearing for Meeks in March.
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