Posey County

Wadesville Man Arrested for DUI and Leaving Scene of Crash

An accident in Posey County late Wednesday night has landed a Wadesville man in jail.

Indiana State Police said 32-year-old Michael Fuhs was arrested for DUI and Leaving The Scene Of A Crash.  Around 10PM, ISP and Posey County Sheriff’s Department responded to a crash on North Stierley Road near Blairsville.

According to ISP, Fuhs was driving a pickup truck north on the road when he sideswiped a vehicle traveling southbound, causing it to lose control and end up in a nearby ditch.  The driver of the vehicle was taken to Deaconess Midtown in Evansville for minor injuries.

After causing the crash and driving off, a motorist noticed Fuhs and the damaged pickup truck and followed it to a residence, before contacting authorities.  Police arrived at the residence and noticed the damage to the truck.  Fuhs wasn’t injured but, an investigation revealed that he had a blood alcohol content of .16%.  He was arrested and taken to the Posey County Jail, where he is currently being held on bond.

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