June 29, 2012
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A 21-year-old Spokane man was arrested for vehicular assault after crashing his truck head-on into a semi truck on Thursday and injuring his passenger. Joseph A. Hussey’s blood-alcohol level registered at .224 before he was jailed on a vehicular assault charge for the crash in the 3900 block of East Broadway Avenue, according to the Spokane Police Department. The legal limit for driving is .08. Police say he smelled of intoxicants and told them he was going home to the Valley from the Satellite bar downtown. Hussey also slurred his speech and failed field sobriety tests, police say. He was booked into he Spokane County Jail on the felony charge.


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