Cole Camp man faces DWI charge after driving wrong way on U.S. 65

January 1, 2013

A Cole Camp man was arrested for driving while intoxicated after a vehicle accident at 2:28 a.m. Tuesday in Pettis County.

William C. Craig, 41, was driving the wrong way on southbound U.S. 65 Highway when he hit a vehicle driven by Noel G. Twenter, 52, of Pilot Grove, who was stopped in the road trying to avoid him, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report.

Craig, who was not wearing a seat belt, was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center for his injuries. Reports indicate he was also charged with driving the wrong way on a road resulting in an accident, failure to display valid license plates, failure to register his vehicle and no insurance.

Information is taken from preliminary Missouri State Highway Patrol reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved.