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Indy Way Rollover

Posted on 18th August 2014 at 08:22

Thomas Andrew Hoard, 44, of Battle Ground is under arrest on a DUI charges after a semi rolled over last night at Industrial Way and 3rd Avenue, blocking a portion of those streets for several hours. Longview Police say that the crash happened around 6:45 pm, when a semi loaded with sheet rock flipped over at the transition from Industrial Way to 3rd Avenue. One lane of 3rd Avenue was blocked by the wreck, along with a portion of Industrial Way. Witnesses say that Hoard was driving too fast as he tried to make the curve. Officers claim to have found an open bottle of alcohol in the truck; they also say that Hoard’s log books were off, and that he shouldn’t have been driving. A breath test conducted in the field reportedly showed a blood alcohol level of .158. Hoard was arrested and booked on bail of $1,000. The roadway wasn’t cleared until nearly 11 pm.