User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


53° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Police: Driver Texting, Speeding At Time Of Crash

July 26, 2012, 5:29 AM
Updated: July 26, 2012, 12:00 PM

Police: Driver Texting, Speeding At Time Of Crash
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

A motorcyclist remains in critical condition after being hit by a driver who Sioux Falls Police say ran a red light and was speeding and texting at the time of the crash.

Authorities say it happened just before 6 p.m. on Wednesday. At the time, 20-year-old Brent O'Neal was driving south on Minnesota Avenue.  Witnesses say O'Neal was driving his 2005 Chrysler 300 close to 60 miles per hour when he hit another vehicle near 26th Street.  The Chrysler then hit several other vehicles and a motorcycle before eventually hitting a light pole.

Police say O'Neal ran from the scene and was later picked up by authorities.  He was treated for minor injuries before being taken to jail.

O'Neal faces several charges including four counts of hit and run, reckless driving, careless driving and no insurance.

Police have identified the injured motorcyclist as 33-year-old Philip Lowel Sorensen.

 

KELOLAND News KELOLAND News KELOLAND News KELOLAND News KELOLAND News KELOLAND News
Photo Credit:
Photo Gallery:

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments





RELATED STORIES


Sponsored
 

View news

You may also like

Former Sioux Falls Teacher Sentenced To 15 Years

5/22/2015 11:04 AM

In February, Drueppel admitted she had a relationship with a student while working as a teacher at a Sioux Falls middle school.

Full Story
Elementary School's Playground Destroyed By Fire

5/23/2015 5:14 PM

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue put out a fire on the playground of Hawthorne Elementary Saturday afternoon that damaged the school.

Full Story
Police Officer Killed In Omaha Shooting

5/21/2015 5:42 AM

Police in Omaha, Nebraska, say a shootout between officers and a convicted felon has left an officer and the suspect dead.

Full Story
Sioux Falls Stabbing

5/23/2015 7:10 AM

Police are investigating an early morning stabbing in east Sioux Falls.

Full Story
Fatal Weekend Crash In Badlands National Park

5/25/2015 2:04 PM

A 51-year-old Oklahoma man is dead after crashing his vehicle out in the Badlands over the weekend.

Full Story


Events