Man arrested for DWI
A Lake St. Louis man was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated after a single-vehicle accident at 5:20 a.m. Friday in Saline County.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Darin B. Wood, 18, was driving west on Interstate 70 at the 83.2 mile marker when his vehicle traveled off the left side of the road. His vehicle returned to the road before traveling off the right side. It then struck the guardrail before returning to the road and coming to rest.
A passenger in Wood’s vehicle, Devin A. Pettit, 18, of Wentzville, was taken by Saline County Ambulance District to Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall with minor injuries.
Reports indicate both Wood and Pettit were not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.
Wood was also arrested on charges of careless and imprudent driving and no seat belt.
Information is taken from preliminary Missouri State Highway Patrol and Sedalia Police Department reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved.
— Compiled by Nicole Cooke