David Bisard will face drunk driving charges in the death of a motorcyclist. Monday, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled prosecutors can use the blood evidence at the center of so much controversy.
Bisard is accused of driving drunk while on duty and crashing into a group of motorcyclists back in Aug. 2010. Two motorcyclists were seriously injured and Eric Wells was killed.
The light at the end of the tunnel in the Bisard case got brighter Monday. The court's decision means blood vials taken from Bisard after the accident can be used to support both drunk driving and reckless homicide charges.
"All of these questions, all of the problems that have ensued from them taking him to this medical clinic is now over," said Aaron Wells.
The court let stand a ruling that blood drawn from Bisard was admissable even though it was drawn by a medical assistant in violation of Indiana law regarding drunk driving cases.
Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry reversed a decision by his predessor and refiled the drunk driving charges despite questions about the blood draw.
"certainly, I would expect the defense will object at trial but at least the legal arguement has been resolved."
The ruling provides another twist in a case that's had nothing but new developments ever since Bisard struck those motorcyclists. The family of Eric Wells said it means they are one big step closer to finding justice.
"we just want to see the truth and justice at the end of this, that's all we've asked for. I'm convinced that's what we're all going to see."