Drunk driver busted in Avon Lake

Drunk driver busted in Avon Lake

AVON LAKE, OH (WOIO) - Friday morning around 2:32 a.m., an Avon Lake officer attempted to stop a Ford F-150 truck for a traffic violation near Lake Rd and Inwood Blvd.

The driver of the vehicle did not stop and fled at a high rate of speed turning south onto Moorewood Ave. The suspect vehicle continued south through Redwood Blvd where the driver began to lose control.

The vehicle ran off the right side of the road striking a fire hydrant, two trees, three vehicles, and coming to rest upside down near the front of a house.

The driver then fled on foot from the scene.

Officers were requested from Sheffield Lake and Avon Police Departments where the suspect was eventually located and taken into custody without incident in the area of Lake Rd and Parkwood Ave by an Avon officer.

The driver, Shane Wasara, 25, of Avon Lake, was charged with OVI, speeding, reckless operation, reasonable control, stopping after accident, and failure to comply.

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