An Evansville man faces his seventh intoxicated driving charge after a one-vehicle crash that pulled down power lines early Thursday morning, according to a Rock County Sheriff’s Office news release.
Robert L. Zapata, 54, of Evansville was traveling north on South Highway 213 when he struck a broken tree branch near West Lang Road, according to the release.
He lost control of his vehicle, which pulled down power lines and struck and broke a power pole. Traffic was diverted until the power lines were cleared about 1:45 a.m. Thursday, according to the release.
Zapata was uninjured but showed signs of intoxication. The results of a blood test are pending.
Zapata is currently being held at Rock County Jail.