Two passengers were injured in the July 9 incident. Maplewood Police said the driver's blood-alcohol content was 0.164 percent.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Scott
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
A Maplewood man faces criminal charges after police said a crash that injured passengers in his car occurred because he was driving under the influence of alcohol. Adam Wimberley, 38, of the 7300 block of Myrtle Avenue in Maplewood, was charged with second-degree assault, operating a vehicle while intoxicated resulting in injury. Maplewood Police said Wimberley was driving July 9 in the 3400 block of Greenwood Boulevard and was going too fast for the road conditions and had to slam on the brakes for a stop sign. Police said his pickup truck skidded through the stop sign, struck an embankment and was stopped by railroad tracks. Both front-seat passengers were injured. One man had a facial fracture, a vertebra fracture and cuts to his face. …
The two-car crash happened shortly after 8:30 p.m. Saturday, a Ladue Fire Department official said.
One person sustained minor injuries in a two-car accident Saturday on southbound Interstate 170, a Ladue Fire Department official said. It happened between Delmar Boulevard and Ladue Road. Officials received a call for help at about 8:40 p.m., Lt. Gary Kreitler said. One person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, and the scene had been cleared by about 10 p.m. The accident shut down all but the left lane of traffic on southbound I-170 while emergency officials worked the scene. The Ladue and Olivette fire departments responded to the accident, Kreitler said. Police vehicles and tow trucks also provided assistance. A utility light more than 20 feet tall lit the area. At least one car appeared to have been totaled. It was facing …