POLICE: Louisville man hit three cars and damaged a home while driving under influence
Police say that Wheat's car continued on to the sidewalk, where it hit a truck and overturned. Police records indicate that Wheat's vehicle slid on its side where it struck a utility pole and caused damaged to a nearby house. Police also stated that Wheat's car hit another vehicle before finally coming to a stop.
Police say that Wheat was badly injured from the accident and he was unconscious and unresponsive. Police allege Wheat had a strong scent of alcohol and his blood alcohol content level was .262. Police also say his blood tested positive for cocaine.
The victim who was injured in the crash suffered non-life threatening injuries, but police say the man's car was totaled. The driver of the second car that was struck escaped without injury, and that man's car sustained minor damage from the collision.
Police say that the home involved in the accident received about $1,000 worth of damage.
Wheat is charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and drugs, assault, wanton endangerment and criminal mischief. He is being held on a $10,000 cash bond.
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