Jasper Police: 2 hurt when hit by drunk driver | News
Two people were hurt Saturday afternoon when police say they were hit by an out of control drunk driver.
According to a Jasper Police report, 39-year-old Charles Kline of Loogootee became impatient with the slow flow of traffic and began tailgating and swerving in the southbound lane of Newton Street, north of 36th.
Police say he attempted to pass the vehicle in front of him, but lost control, drove into the opposite lane and struck a pickup truck driven by Gary Brown of Santa Claus. The impact caused Brown's truck to flip onto its top. Brown and his passenger, Maria Brown were taken to Memorial Hospital by EMS.
Kline was cited for numerous traffic violations and OWI. He wasn't hurt.