PD: Alcohol a factor in Tuesday evening crash

(WTHI File Photo)
(WTHI File Photo)

WEST TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – Officials state alcohol was a factor in a Tuesday evening accident in West Terre Haute.

Around 9:45 p.m. the West Terre Haute Police Department, along with other agencies, responded to an accident in the 100 Block of West National Avenue.

In a report, officials state Jacob Hubbard, 20 of West Terre Haute, failed to yield as he was traveling north on Mcllroy Avenue.

Hubbard’s Ford Mustang struck a 2013 Nissan driven by Sandra Berkley, 32 of West Terre Haute. Berkley was traveling west on National Avenue.

Both drivers had to be extricated from their vehicles by the Sugar Creek Fire Department.

Berkley and her 8-month-old daughter were taken to Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Hubbard was taken to Union Hospital where it was determined his BAC was 0.29. After being treated he was arrested and transported to the Vigo County Jail.

Hubbard faces possible charges of operating a vehicle wile intoxicated endangering a person, illegal consumption of alcoholic beverage by a minor, disorderly conduct, intimidation, provocation, disregarding traffic control device, failure to yield right of way and failure to wear seatbelt.

 

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