Driver remains in reverse in Eagle |

Driver remains in reverse in Eagle

Eagle Valley Enterprise staff report
Eagle, CO Colorado

EAGLE, Colorado ” During a recent nighttime patrol, an Eagle police officer spotted a truck driving down the middle of Mcintire Street shortly before midnight.

When the officer pulled over the driver, the man exited his vehicle, but left the truck in reverse. The officer told the driver to get back inside the vehicle and make sure it was in park. However, the driver continued walking away from his truck.

Noting the man had bloodshot eyes and extremely slurred speech, the officer pulled him over to the sidewalk. The officer then approached the vehicle and was able to put it into parki.

The driver admitted he had consumed a couple of beers “on the mountain” that day. His breath test, however, revealed a blood alcohol count of .211, more than twice the legal limit.

The man was arrested for driving under the influence.

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