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Driver charged in double fatal Packerland crash

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Posted at 11:42 AM, Feb 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-22 17:24:10-05

The driver of the SUV involved in Friday night’s crash at Packerland and Oakwood drive in Green Bay, Daniel R. Boucher, 27 of Green Bay, has been charged with two counts of homicide by intoxicated use of motor vehicle; two counts of operating a motor vehicle while revoked, causing death; one count of injury by intoxicated use of a vehicle and one count of operating a motor vehicle while revoked causing great bodily harm.

Boucher appeared in court on Monday afternoon where a $250,000 cash bond was set with restrictions of no driving, no alcohol and he's not allowed to go into taverns or liquor stores. 

According to the criminal complaint, Boucher told police "I know I'm too drunk to drive. I know better. I'm not stupid."

The crash victims have been identified as James C. Rush, 52 and his wife, Wendy L. Rush, 47, both of Hobart.

According to police, the Rush vehicle was traveling northbound on Packerland Drive and was struck by Boucher's SUV traveling westbound on Oakwood Drive at about 9:40 p.m. Friday. The Rush couple died at the scene.