MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minneapolis man faces six counts of criminal vehicular operation after he drove into the back of a Pedal Pub Wednesday night — injuring several riders.

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office says Mershon Leroy Corbett, 35, crashed his Chevrolet Monte Carlo into the back of a Pedal Pub on the Hennepin Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis at about 9:55 p.m., causing the pub to tip over onto several of riders.

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Witnesses say Corbett did not apply his brakes before slamming into it, according to the criminal complaint.

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(credit: CBS)

Twelve people were taken to Hennepin County Medical Center, four of whom were seriously injured.

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One man suffered broken ribs and a bruised lung; a second had a head injury and internal bleeding; a third suffered a broken collarbone and broken back bones; and a woman suffered a head injury and lost a portion of her left ear.

Officers at the scene say Corbett smelled of alcohol, his eyes were bloodshot and his speech was heavy and slurred.

A breath test at taken at the scene showed Corbett’s blood-alcohol level was .21 — almost three times the legal limit. The results of his toxicology report are still pending.

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Corbett will make his first appearance in court Monday. He could face up to 14 years in prison if convicted.