GROVE Ė A Grove man was arrested for drunken driving after crashing his truck into a light pole, the Grove Police Department confirmed Monday.†
Terry W. Johnson, 62, was arrested on a complaint of driving under the influence.† He also received a warning for inattentive driving.
According to a Grove police report police arrived at a Grove convenience store near State Park Road around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, where Johnson said he was attempting to turn onto State Park Road when an oncoming vehicle headed southbound swerved into his lane.† In an attempted to avoid colliding with the vehicle, Johnson swerved out of the oncoming carís path and hit a light pole at the intersection, the report states.
Johnson told authorities he didnít know the make or color of the unknown vehicle. He also told police he had been drinking at the Moose Lodge.
Johnson failed several sobriety tests and tested .16, twice over the legal limit.