The River Falls Journal reports that a 42-year-old suspect allegedly crashed his truck off the Hwy. 65/35 bypass into a ditch. He fled the scene of the crash and was found hiding under a tree in someone’s backyard by police. Police arrested him, making it his eighth arrest for drunk driving.
People continue to drive drunk because they can. Studies have shown that ignition interlocks are an average of 64 percent effective in reducing repeat drunk driving offenses. Contact your lawmakers and urge them to support ignition interlocks for all convicted drunk drivers.
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