Driver charged with DWI in car crash injuring four people

BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT)-  An early morning vehicle crash in Baxter County injures four people and leads to the driver being charged.

According to Arkansas State Police, James "Tyler" Davis, 19, of Norfork was traveling south on State Highway 5 near the Rossi Road intersection Sunday morning when he left the road.  Police then say Davis struck a road sign, drove along a ditch and hit a culvert at the intersection.  The vehicle then went over Rossi Road where if finally stopped.

Davis, 18-year-old Joe Collins and two 16-year-old females from Mountain Home were injured in the crash and taken to the Baxter Regional Medical Center.

According to police, Davis is charged with driving while under the influence of drugs, having an expired license, careless driving and two counts of endangering the welfare of a minor.

Another Mountain Home man was in the vehicle at the time of the crash, but he did not sustain injuries police say.

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