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Alcohol Related Arrest in Crash

(La Porte County, IN) - A motor vehicle collision outside La Porte resulted in one of the drivers being arrested for being impaired.


Rolando Rosales, 38, veered the center line and sideswiped an oncoming vehicle on Johnson Road near 500 West, according to La Porte County Police. The other driver, Jeremy Smith, 30, of La Porte, was tended to by paramedics and taken to the hospital by his wife after complaining of pain in his arm and back.


Rosales of Michigan City was not injured in the crash, which occurred at about 9:30 p.m. on Sunday. Police said Rosales admitted to drinking ten beers before the collision. His alleged blood alcohol level was .207-percent.

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