Man Walks Away From Crushing Accident With DUI Charge

Car Into Tree

A man walks away from a car crushing accident, alive, but with a DUI.

According to the Shawnee County Sheriff Office, around 11:30pm Saturday, they were called to SW 53rd and Burlingame for the report of a car crashing into a tree at that intersection.

According to a news release, a black 2008 Mazda 6 was headed east on 53rd when the driver failed to stop at the stop sign and crashed into the tree at the T intersection.

The driver, who was the only one inside the car, suffered a small laceration on his head and refused treatment by AMR.

He was arrested for DUI and transported to Shawnee County Department of Corrections.