Mitchell was arrested for careless and imprudent driving involving an accident and a DWI. He was released.
An Eldon passenger suffered minor injuries after the vehicle was swept downstream Tuesday night and the driver was later arrested.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, passenger Kierstan Jones, 47, of Eldon, had minor injuries after an accident on Howser Road at Walnut Grove Road in Miller County.
On Tues,. Apr. 30 at 9:45 p.m. Lawrence Mitchell, 41, of Eldon, attempted to cross a low water crossing in the 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche he was driving. The current swept the vehicle downstream. An EMS took Jones to Lake Regional Hospital.
The Chevrolet was totaled. The crash report indicated both occupants were wearing seat belts during the incident.
Mitchell was arrested at 1:40 a.m. Wed., May 1 for careless and imprudent driving involving an accident and a DWI. He was released.