Man charged with DWI following crash

Man charged with DWI following crash

NEW MADRID CO., MO (KAIT) - - Police charged a Region 8 man with DWI following a crash that sent him to the hospital.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the crash happened at 2:40 a.m. on New Madrid County Road 611, just south of Kewanee.

Dillon S. Robeson, 24, of New Madrid was southbound when his 2011 GMC Sierra ran off the left side of the road and struck a utility pole.

Robeson, who was not wearing a seat belt, was flown to Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis with serious injuries.

Before he was released for medical treatment, Trooper C.A. Cook charged Robeson with driving while intoxicated, careless and imprudent driving resulting in an accident and no seat belt.

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