A woman has been charged in a crash in Missouri on Saturday that killed four bikers.
KY3 reports Theresa Manetzke, who is 51 years old, has been charged with DWI that caused the deaths of two or more people.
On Saturday morning around 11 a.m., 10 motorcyclists were going down Highway 39 near Aurora when Manetzke crossed the center line and hit five of them, according to officials.
There were four deaths at the spot. Police found out that they were a 17-year-old girl, a 28-year-old man, a 59-year-old man, and a 61-year-old woman from Aurora.
The tweet below verifies the news:
A group of 10 motorcyclists were riding when the driver crossed the center line and hit five of the motorcycles https://t.co/loVaM1qHeY
— WBTV News (@WBTV_News) June 5, 2023
The other wounded motorcyclists were taken to hospitals in the area, where their conditions were very bad.
A probable cause statement from the Missouri State Highway Patrol said that Manetzke told police at the scene that she had taken several antipsychotic drugs around 9 a.m. that morning.
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The police said that she was given a field sobriety test and found to be high on drugs.
Manetzke was arrested and taken to jail in Springfield, according to the statement.
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