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Now that Casey Aldridge is out of the hospital, he has to deal with the legal repercussions from his accident.
Charged with charged with careless operation of a motor vehicle, after he drove off a road, into a ditch, which then caused his truck to flip over, it's possible Casey could be looking at jail time.
A Louisiana criminal attorney told People.com that Jamie Lynn Spears' babydaddy will face a fine of no more than $175 and/or a stint in jail for up to 30 days.
"A typical sentence might be the fine plus court costs," lawyer Lester Gauthier. "He may not have a prison sentence. If he is given a prison sentence, it likely will be suspended."
It does seem like Casey is going to get off pretty easy.
"[Casey's'] license would probably not be suspended," Lester said -- he may not even need to show up for court. "With the court's permission, an attorney could appear for him. He could pay the fine and not have to appear."
There were four other passengers in the truck at the time of the accident -- two of which were ejected from the car -- which could make things a bit more sticky.
"Certainly an accident with injuries would be considered more serious than simply running off the road into a ditch," the lawyer said.
I'm curious why there wasn't more talk of alcohol testing. The boys were coming from a bachelor party -- and it was the middle of the night. Peculiar, no?