BOZEMAN, Mont. – Bozeman Police Officers had been dispatched to a crash at S eleventh Ave. and W Faculty St. involving a single automobile.
A Subaru was discovered to be utterly on the sidewalk, crashed into a light-weight pole a put up from the Bozeman Police Division stated.
The driving force reportedly admitted to consuming alcohol and smoking marijuana earlier than driving.
Officers administered standardized discipline sobriety checks and decided the motive force’s skill to drive safely was impaired by alcohol and/or medication.
The driving force was later booked into the Gallatin County Detention Middle for DUI – 1st offense and Careless Driving.
“Whereas marijuana is now authorized, driving whereas excessive can have the identical deadly results as driving whereas drunk,” the BPD stated. “You possibly can nonetheless get a DUI for driving whereas impaired after utilizing medication, it isn’t solely whereas driving drunk. All the time organize for a sober trip and don’t drive excessive or drunk.”