MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials in the southeast metro say a drunk driver arrested over the weekend had driven for at least 3 miles with a smashed-in windshield after hitting a mailbox.
The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office says the driver was arrested Saturday after a deputy found him going the wrong way on Red Wing Boulevard, south of Hastings.READ MORE: After More Remains Found, Adam Johnson's Family Pleads For Answers
After the deputy pulled him over following a brief pursuit, he found that the driver’s windshield had been mashed in and the driver’s hand was bleeding.READ MORE: What Is COVID's Delta Variant?
The deputy determined that the driver had hit a mailbox on Red Wing Boulevard and drove with the mashed windshield for at least 3 miles.
The driver also hit another mailbox as he was being pulled over.MORE NEWS: 'You Can't Find A New One': High Demand, Low Inventory Leave Boat Buyers Adrift
The sheriff’s office says it’s thankful only mailboxes were hit that night.