Carroll man charged with OWI following Monday accident


June 5th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

A Carroll man faces a trio of charges following an accident Monday evening, in Audubon County. Sheriff’s Officials say 54-year old Richard Lee Wilson was charged with OWI/3rd offense, Driving While Revoked and Failure to Maintain Control. Wilson was driving a 2000 Chevy Impala southbound on Highway 71 just north of Hamlin, at around 6:30-p.m., when the vehicle went out of control, crossed the road and a bike trail before coming to rest in a field.

The man refused medical treatment. He was subsequently brought to the Audubon County Jail and held pending  a court appearance. Damage to his car was estimated at $5,000.