On Wednesday, August 2 at approximately 10:49 pm, authorities responded to a call regarding a vehicle in a ditch in the 4800 block of N Hohneck Rd. Upon arriving at the scene, the Deputy discovered a 1993 Ford F150 in the ditch with two occupants inside. The driver was identified as Hunter Boyer, a 20-year-old from Salina.
An investigation revealed that Boyer was allegedly under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested. Boyer, who allegedly claimed to have hit his head, requested medical attention and was taken to the hospital by a Deputy. However, upon reaching the hospital, his behavior allegedly turned uncooperative and aggressive, leading to a physical altercation with the Deputy. Following medical clearance from the hospital, he was taken into custody.
Boyer faces multiple requested charges, including DUI, battery on a law enforcement officer, transporting an open container, consumption of alcohol by a minor, and not carrying driver's license to be displayed upon demand.
The passenger in the vehicle was a 44-year-old male who sustained no injuries during the incident. The Ford F150 was towed from the scene. According to reports, the vehicle was traveling southbound when it veered off the road to the east and collided with trees in a ditch.