A single vehicle accident just after midnight Tuesday in Clay County has resulted in DUI charges.
The accident occurred at 12:57am on Blue Mound Road at Coon Creek Bridge when 31-year-old Matthew Brown was traveling southbound towards the bridge. Police say Brown was traveling at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his vehicle. He then skidded approximately 175 feet before leaving the roadway and traveling down an embankment until striking a tree.
Along with the DUI charge, Brown has also been cited for Failure to Reduce Speed Causing an Accident, Failure to Wear a Seat Belt, Driving with an Expired Driver’s License, and Operating an Uninsured Vehicle.