Drunk driver crashes into Des Moines restaurant

On Saturday morning, a 31-year-old Des Moines man was arrested after he drove his motor vehicle into a downtown restaurant.

The man struck the Quizno’s restaurant at 319 Seventh Street in Des Moines. When police arrived on the scene, they noticed that the man smelled of alcohol and had bloodshot eyes.

He was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated and failing to maintain control of his vehicle. He participated in a breath test, and he blew a 0.141. The legal blood alcohol limit in Iowa is 0.08.

Make sure you are aware of what to do if you see a drunk driver on the roadway. Please contact the drunk driving accident lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., by calling 877-327-2600 if you or someone you know has been injured in an accident due to a drunk driver.



Woman sentenced driving drunk with children in the vehicle

A woman has recently been sentenced for drunk driving after she was arrested and charged with a DWI with children in the car.

The woman plead guilty to drunk driving and neglect of a dependant person. The charge stems from a November incident when police found the woman driving off the side of the road.

When she reached the 1500 block of 9th Street her car then got stuck on the tracks. Police then performed a field sobriety test and she had a blood alcohol content at 0.242, which is three times the legal limit. She now can not go into any bars or taverns for at least two years.

If you or a loved one has been injured after being involved in an accident with a drunk driver, contact the Iowa  DUI Injury lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., by calling 877-327-2600.



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