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Deputies: Hit-and-run driver was three times over the legal limit
By: Jesse Martinez
EL PASO COUNTY, Texas A 48-year-old man accused of crashing into several vehicles in a parking lot was found with a blood alcohol concentration three times above the legal limit, officials said.
According to officials with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, a witness followed a gray Mercedes-Benz to La Florida Street and told deputies about the crash.
Deputies said the Benz crashed into several vehicles in a parking lot at 6800 Doniphan Drive.
Deputies met with Christopher Ryan on La Florida Street and noticed signs of intoxication. Ryan failed a field sobriety test and was found with a BAC more than three times the legal limit of 0.08 after a breath test.
Ryan was booked into the El Paso County Jail on a drunken driving charge. His bail was set at $1,000.