LMPD: Intoxicated man crashes car on I-65, runs away with young daughter

LMPD: Intoxicated man crashes car on I-65, runs away with young daughter

Carlos Ortiz is charged with DUI and leaving the scene of an accident

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Posted on August 27, 2013 at 5:27 PM

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. -- A Jeffersonville father is facing charges after police said he got into an accident in Louisville and then ran away from the scene with his one-year-old daughter who was in the car with him.

Police said 22-year-old Carlos Ortiz lost control of his car on I-65 near Broadway in Louisville and hit the center concrete barrier wall.  He was later found on Muhammad Ali Boulevard and reportedly admitted to driving the vehicle.

Police said he smelled of alcohol and told officers that he had one beer.

Police noted in their arrest report that Ortiz had a Blood Alcohol Content level of .105

Ortiz is charged with DUI, leaving the scene of an accident, driving on a suspended license and driving without insurance.

 

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