Teen arrested after vehicle flips into yard

Jason D. Fier
Jason D. Fier

A Columbus teen was arrested after a car crash Sunday morning left a vehicle upside down in a yard.

Lt. Matt Harris, Columbus Police Department spokesman, says that at  officers were dispatched to the 3700 block of Oriole Drive at 2:10 a.m. after a vehicle crashed and came to rest on its hood in a home’s front yard.

Officers spoke with the driver, 19-year-old Jason D. Fier, who told them that he lost control of the vehicle after striking a curb. While speaking with Fier, officers noted that that he allegedly had slurred speech and the odor of alcohol on his breath.

Fier was taken to Columbus Regional Hospital, then arrested on preliminary charges of illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage and operating a vehicle with a blood-alcohol level of .15% or greater.