UPDATE: Injury Accident at Twin Bridges
COLUMBIA - Authorities have charged a mother with child endangerment and second degree assault after driving under the influence and wrecking her vehicle with her five-year-old boy in the vehicle on Monday.
Elizabeth Klaus was injured in the crash and her son, Lucas, was airlifted to a hospital. Since then, both have been released from University Hospital. MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) Court Monitoring Coordinator Bud Balke said he hopes Klaus gets a maximum sentence which he said could be up to 15 years in prison.
This is the third time Klaus has been arrested for driving while intoxicated.