Driver arrested with .106 breath test after head-on crash Saturday near Bloomington, Indiana

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 61-year-old man, after a head-on vehicle crash, when he tested .106 for a preliminary breath test, and failed field sobriety, Saturday. The crash occurred at approximately 6:36 p.m. near the intersection of South State Road 37 and Ingram Road.

Here is information released by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office:

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office investigated a vehicle crash that occurred near the intersection of S State Road 37 and Ingram Road.  On February 25th at approximately 6:36 p.m., deputies responded to the area in reference to a report of a vehicle crossing the grassy median and striking a vehicle head on.  Upon arrival, deputies located two vehicles involved in the collision, along with one victim complaining of head pain.  EMS arrived on scene and began administering emergency medical care, with one victim being transported to IU Bloomington Health for non life threatening injuries.

As deputies began processing the scene, they observed a 61 year old male who was responsible for operating the vehicle that crossed the median.  After a brief interaction, deputies began administering SFST’s and a PBT.  Consequently, Thomas Bobbs, the 61 year old male, failed field sobriety and administered a quick capture PBT of .106.  He was transported to Monroe Hospital for medical clearance related to the crash along with a consent blood draw.

Thomas Bobbs was remanded to the Monroe County Correctional Center on the following charge: OWI Endangerment as a Class A Misdemeanor 

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