An Indianapolis man was arrested by Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Deputies after an incident on Sunday night.
A Sheriff’s Department spokesperson, says that deputies were called to a gas station on US31 where a fender-bender allegedly led to an assault.
Authorities say that the driver of a pickup truck rear-ended another vehicle. The driver of the truck then allegedly got out of his truck and assaulted the other driver.
Authorities ultimately found the truck, and its driver, in Heflin Park. Deputies say that the truck contained paint transfer from the car that was struck. The owner of the truck, 63-year-old William Snow, allegedly told deputies that that he had been driving the truck, but left after striking the car. Snow also allegedly told authorities that he had been drinking all day.
Snow had a BAC of .203 and was transported to Columbus Regional Hospital for a blood draw, says the Sheriff’s Department. They add that Snow was arrested on preliminary charges of Battery, Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated and Leaving the scene of an Accident. He was ultimately released on $11,000 bond.