MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) — The final pretrial has been delayed in the case of Abby Michaels.
The pretrial was scheduled to take place on Monday, September 12 at 8:30 a.m., however, it has been delayed. The Montgomery County Common Pleas Court has not identified the new date for the pretrial.
Michaels is facing several charges including murder and aggravated vehicular manslaughter. She was also charged with an OVI, however, the blood evidence was thrown out due to a judge’s ruling.
Michaels was involved in a head-on collision on St. Patrick’s Day in 2019 that killed a mother, father and their 10-year-old daughter. Witnesses reported that Michaels was driving on the wrong side of I-75 when the crash occurred.
According to prosecutors, Michaels’ husband filed for divorce two days before the fatal crash. She had also allegedly called her husband the night of the crash, saying she was going to kill herself.
The jury trial for the case is set to begin on Monday, September 19.