HILL COUNTY, Mont. (NMB) – A man was arrested by the Montana Highway Patrol on Friday night on a slew of charges after allegedly crashing into a guardrail on US Highway 87 on the Rocky Boy’s Reservation.
54-year-old Patrick St. Marks faces his fourth driving under the influence charge, which is a felony. He is also facing charges of failure to give notice of a crash, having fictitious plates, driving without insurance and having a revoked Driver’s License.
Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Chris Baker was notified of the incident at around 7:45 PM. He says St. Marks was attempting to make a right turn at mile marker 89 when his Dodge Intrepid crashed into a guardrail. St. Marks suffered minor injuries, while the vehicle suffered disabling damage to its front end.
St. Marks, the lone occupant of the vehicle, attempted to flee the scene. He was found in a nearby building and arrested. He was transported to the Hill County Detention Center.
Along with the Montana Highway Patrol, authorities from the Rocky Boy Police Department and Hill County Sheriff’s Office also responded to the scene.