JACKSON COUNTY, Mo. – An Independence, Mo. resident was taken into custody early Saturday morning in Jackson County following a one vehicle crash on I-70.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Matthew A. Smith, 20, was eastbound about one mile East of Adams Dairy Parkway when the vehicle drove off the right side of the interstate and impacted a rock.
Smith refused treatment of minor injuries at the scene and was arrested on allegations of DWI-Prior Offender, Careless and Imprudent Driving, Driving While Suspended and No Seat Belt.
Smith was transported to the Jackson County Detention Center pending the filing of formal charges.