Levelland Police Make Arrest Following Vehicle Accident

Levelland police were recently dispatched to a vehicle accident at the intersection of County Road and Highway 114 in the early morning hours.

When officers arrived on the scene they located a Chrysler 200 on the South side of Highway 114, over the railroad tracks. Their was not a driver located in the vehicle, however, officers located a passenger inside. The passenger told officers that the driver took off running after the wreck. Officers noted a strong odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle, the passenger said she had been drinking. EMS transported the passenger to Covenant Hospital Levelland with a possible broken ankle. The driver was located a short time later at a residence in the 100 Block of Bobby, he was transported back to the scene by officers, there was a strong odor of alcohol coming from the driver as well.

Officers attempted to complete a Field Sobriety Test on the driver, however, he refused. He was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. Officers said he could not walk without swaying from side to side and he had the key to the wrecked car with him. He was uncooperative with officers and would not answer questions and resisted arrest by attempting to pull away from officers.

Adrian Leyendecker, 31 of Levelland was transported to the Hockley County Jail, charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Resisting Arrest or Transport and Intentional Assault with a Motor Vehicle, as he knowingly caused a wreck while intoxicated causing injury to the passenger.

About Drew Dunn

News Director for KLVT AM 1230 in Levelland. We provide local and regional news updates 5 times a day on KLVT AM 1230 and online at www.klvtradio.com
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