Police Say Morning Rush Hour Crash Caused by Drunk Driver (With Photos)

By Nina Settappa
By Scott Sarvay


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November 15, 2012 Updated Nov 1, 2013 at 3:47 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) - Fort Wayne police say a drunk driver with a blood-alcohol content of 0.15, nearly twice the legal limit, is responsible for a five-car crash that occurred just after 7:30, Thursday morning at Coldwater and Coliseum.

Police say a pickup, driven by 62-year-old Stephen Kearney of Fort Wayne, ran a red light while traveling north on Coldwater.

As a result of the crash another driver was taken to the hospital in fair condition. No other injuries were reported.

Kearney is behind bars, accused of OWI and disregarding a stoplight.

Traffic was restricted for about an hour.

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