BOONE COUNTY - Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop F shared dash cam video on its Twitter Sunday of a crash that took place over the weekend.
Not sure it gets much closer than this......This was yesterday on I-70 at the 121 mile marker in Boone County. Luckily, neither driver was injured. The driver of the vehicle that nearly struck the patrol car and overturned was arrested for DWI.#DriveSoberOrGetPulledOver pic.twitter.com/rjck5VC1aN— MSHP Troop F (@MSHPTrooperF) June 7, 2021
According to the MSHP Troop F tweet, a vehicle, driven by Columbia resident Jason Ghirardi, 36, nearly struck a patrol car on Interstate 70 at the 121 mile marker in Boone County. It happened Saturday, June 5.
A MSHP crash report states the crash occurred when Ghirardi's vehicle attempted to overtake another vehicle, traveled off the left side of the road, collided with a second vehicle and overturned. His vehicle was totaled.
The driver of the other vehicle was not injured.
Ghirardi was transported to University Hospital and eventually arrested for a DWI and careless and imprudent driving involving a traffic crash. He also had no insurance and was not wearing a seatbelt.