“I cannot recall a speed that high in my career on the bench.”

“It is the worst set of circumstances I've ever seen in a DUI case.”

The first comment comes from the judge presiding over the Henry Ruggs case, the second an attorney who has defended more than 500 DUI cases.

Las Vegas Police revealed more details Wednesday about what happened early Tuesday morning when a woman and her dog died in a fiery crash. Ruggs, driving a Chevrolet Corvette, was traveling at 156 mph just seconds before slamming into a Toyota Rav4. At impact, when his car’s airbags were deployed, he was going 127. On a residential city street.

The impact was so severe it pushed the Toyota more than 570 feet, causing it to burst into flames, where the woman — now identified as 23-year-old Tina Tintor — and her dog perished.

That’s not all. Ruggs, reportedly “argumentative and uncooperative”
with police after the accident when he refused a field sobriety test, was later determined to have a blood-alcohol level of 0.16 — twice the legal limit.

And a loaded gun was found his in car.

“This wasn't an accident," our Dan Wetzel writes. “It was an inevitability.