CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Former Tampa Bay Rays pitcher, Matt Bush, is took a plea deal Tuesday for a DUI crash last March. Bush faced multiple DUI related charges, as well as charges of leaving the scene of an accident that left 72-year-old Tony Tufano seriously injured.
Russell Kirshy, Bush's attorney, says he will serve 51 months behind bars and will be awarded 272 days' credit for time served in the Charlotte County jail.
Bush will have to attend DUI school, will have his license will be revoked for 10 years and will have to use an ignition interlock system in his vehicle for two years.
Bush will also provide DNA sample to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement database.