Man charged with DUI after crash injures two kids on Great Falls bridge

Posted at 5:35 PM, Jun 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-23 19:35:28-04

Glenn Wilkerson, 62, faces three charges including for driving under the influence after a four-vehicle crash on the 9th Street Bridge injured two kids on Friday night.

According to the Great Falls Police Department, Wilkerson was charged with aggravated DUI, DUI, and careless driving.

The crash occurred around 11:50 p.m. and blocked off both northbound and southbound traffic.

Several people were transported to the hospital. A 10-year-old child and five-year-old child were injured, but the extent of their injuries is unknown.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

We will update you when we get more information.

(1st Report, 12:12 a.m.) Emergency crews are at the scene of a crash on the 9th Street Bridge in Great Falls.

Initial reports indicate that several people have been injured, but there is no word on the nature or severity of injuries.

The crash happened at about 11:50 p.m. on Friday and involved at least two and possibly three vehicles.

As of 12:25 a.m., the bridge is blocked off to both northbound and southbound traffic, and drivers are being detoured.

Responding agencies include the Great Falls Police Department, Great Falls Fire Rescue, and Cascade County Sheriff’s Office.

We have received several reports that at least one ambulance also responded, but as of 12:25 a.m., there were no ambulances at the scene.

There is no word yet on the cause of the crash.

We expect to get more information later on Saturday.

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