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Pedestrian hit during drunk driving accident

CARUTHERSVILLE, MO (KAIT) – A pedestrian is hit during a drunk driving accident in Caruthersville February 4.

According to police, Krissie Payne, 40, of Caruthersville was found lying in the street at the 1600 block of Carroll Rd. unresponsive before being airlifted to the Elvis Presley Trauma Center in Memphis, TN.

Investigating officers arrested 34-year-old William "Joey" Watkins, of Caruthersville, and charged him with assault second degree operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated resulting in injury.

Watkins is held in the Pemiscot County Justice Center with no bond.

Payne is in serious condition.

Missouri State Highway Patrol – Division of Drug and Crime Control has taken over the investigation.

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