Two people killed in alleged drunk driving accident
Two people were killed in a collision that occurred in Edgar County over the weekend. As a result of the crash, one person faces DUI charges.
According to state police, the 48-year-old man was driving down County Road 1575E when a car was driving the wrong way down the road. The man tried to swerve to avoid the oncoming collision.
Once he swerved his vehicle, but they still collided. Two passengers in the man’s car were killed. There ages were 17 and 71. Three others involved in the accident were taken to Paris County Hospital. The other driver was charged with driving under the influence and improper lane usage.
Our deepest thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim at this time.