DENVER (CBS4)– The man accused of crashing his SUV into an optics business and injuring himself and four others has been formally advised of the charges against him.
Ryan Nuanez appeared before a judge Friday morning where he was formally advised of charges including vehicular assault, driving under the influence of drugs and driving under revocation.READ MORE: Denver Police Warn Of Dangers Of Illegal Fireworks As July 4th Holiday Approaches
The charges allege that on Saturday, Nuanez, 24, was driving northbound on S. Colorado Boulevard when he crossed over the southbound lanes and struck a building in the 2800 block of S. Colorado Boulevard that housed Accent Optics.READ MORE: Xcel Energy Sets All-Time Record For Peak Energy Demand During Heat Wave
Nuanez injured three people inside the optics business, a man and three women.MORE NEWS: Auto Repair Students Help Denver Police Tackle Growing Catalytic Converter Theft Problem
He remains in custody at the Denver Jail and is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Aug. 5 at 8:30 a.m.