INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Prosecutors are charging a 27-year-old Sugar Creek man with driving while intoxicated and causing a crash that involved an Independence police officer.
According to court records, Independence police responded to a crash on Truman Road near Swope Drive just before 8 a.m. Thursday.
An investigation into the crash found that the driver of a truck, identified as Devan C. Hindt, turned in front of an officer on a motorcycle.
Hindt was tested and found to have a blood alcohol level of 0.104.
The officer suffered a hip injury and road rash on other parts of his body.
Prosecutors have requested a $30,000 bond for Hindt.
Documents say Hindt had no prior alcohol related incidents.