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Wife Turns Back on Husband in OWI Case

(La Porte County, IN) - Charges have been filed against a driver who allegedly fled on foot after striking a tree while impaired in La Porte County.


Christopher Majkowski, 57, was booked into the La Porte County Jail and later released on bond for Operating While Intoxicated, being a habitual traffic violator, and never receiving a driver’s license.


According to La Porte County Police, the accident happened Wednesday afternoon at 900 North and 500 West.


Damage to the front end of his SUV was extensive, but Majkowski was not seriously injured. He allegedly fled on foot after the accident but soon returned to the scene of the accident.


The investigation shows he was returning home on 900 North from work when he allegedly swerved to avoid a deer. Majkowski called his wife and tried getting into her car when she arrived at the crash site, but the woman, apparently upset about his drinking, pulled away without him.

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