At the time of this writing, 84-year-old driver-Richard Alan Coleman is listed as critical but stable and 80-year-old passenger-Dorothy Elizabeth Coleman is listed as serious but stable. Additional evidence at the scene determined that alcohol may have been a contributing factor in the collision.
Police said Wheeler has an extensive history of alcohol arrests including being charged with DUI just five days before killing Mieczkowski.
Oregon: Portland Police nabbed Matthew J. Nelson for DUI-Pot after he critically injured another driver and then beat feet – followed by witnesses
He was arrested and charged by troopers with Vehicular Assault 2nd Degree, Careless Driving, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, and No Proof of Motor Vehicle Insurance.
World F. McGuire was charged with: fleeing or evading police 1st degree, motor vehicle, operating motor vehicle under influence of alc/drugs aggr circumstances 1st degree, fleeing or evading police 2nd degree on foot, reckless driving, criminal trespassing 3rd degree, failure to or improper signal, failure to produce insurance card, burglary 3rd degree
The Advocate reports that Sheri McElveen has been convicted of DWI a 2nd time in Baton Rouge stemming from an arrest in 2012.
You might remember McElveen from 2002 when she was convicted of running over and killing a toddler who was being pushed in a stroller on College Drive.