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Trucker faces DUI charges after crashing load of liquor


A truck driver who crashed his load of liquor into the back of another semi now faces multiple charges including a DUI.

According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, the crash occurred on I-29 in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Authorities were called to the scene at 10:50 a.m on May 13.

According to NDHP, truck driver, Bryan Foos of Mobeetie, TX, ran his trailer hauling alcohol into the back of another semi that had just gotten onto the interstate. The truck that was struck had stopped on the shoulder.

After the initial crash, Foos then drove into the median, breaking through a cable barrier and crashing into a southbound pickup truck.

Several hundred feet of cable barrier were damaged because of the wreck.

The driver of the pickup, 33-year-old Christopher Swenson of Bismarck was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the other semi-truck, 60-year-old Glen Bergquist of Grand Forks and Foos were both injured in the crash.

Foos faces charges of Care Required, DUI, Possession of Alcohol in Commercial Motor Vehicle, Illegally Carrying a Concealed Weapon.


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