Steve Francis busted for drunken driving and over speeding in Houston

Houston police recently took former NBA player Steve Francis into custody due to allegations that he was driving a vehicle with excessive speed while under the influence of intoxicants, a report of The Washington Post stated on November 22.

According to reports, on November 19, the 39-year-old former player for Houston Rockets was spotted by police driving a vehicle with a speed of 88 mph on a road with an allowable speed limit of 65 mph. Apprehending officers told reports that Francis refused to do a field sobriety test, however, they noted that he displayed several signs he consumed alcohol recently. Reports revealed that Francis is likely to face other charges in relation to a June burglary incident where he was suspected of taking valuables inside a parked vehicle.

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Drunk driver hits construction worker

A 24 year-old woman has been charged with driving while intoxicated resulting in bodily injury, driving while intoxicated with a passenger under the age of 18 years-old, and drunk driving causing endangerment after she hit and seriously injured a construction worker.

The victim, a 54 year-old man who was working on repaving the road, was taken to IU Health Methodist Hospital in critical condition. The accident happened Tuesday afternoon on East 10th Street and Post Road.

The woman was arrested by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department after she failed two of three field sobriety tests and admitted to consuming narcotics.

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Drunk driver arrested after fatal hit-and-run

A Crawfordsville man surrendered himself to police this week after he caused a fatal car accident at West McCarty Street and Manhattan Avenue. Both the driver and the passenger of the struck car did not survive their injuries.

Authorities were called to the scene of an accident involving an overturned car. An investigation found that the 24 year-old Crawfordsville man was speeding when he drove through a stop sign and hit another car. The 31 year-old passenger was pronounced dead at the scene and the 34 year-old driver died at Wishard Memorial Hospital.

After surrendering to police 11 hours later, the driver informed them he had been drinking prior to the accident. He is facing felony charges of drunk driving involving death.