The Highway Patrol reports a Wheeling man sustained minor injuries in a one-car accident one-half mile east of Meadville on Wednesday morning, February 10th.
Sixty-six-year-old Russell Richter was later arrested on a couple of allegations. An ambulance transported him to Pershing Memorial Hospital of Brookfield.
The car traveled north on Crow Drive before going through an intersection and striking a ditch. The vehicle received moderate damage.
Richter was arrested on allegations of driving while intoxicated; drugs and failure to drive on the right half of the road. He was released for treatment.
The Patrol notes he did not wear a seat belt.
The Linn County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene of the crash.