Man arrested after crash into sweeper

April 8, 2011

An Indianapolis man was arrested after the pickup he was driving crashed into the rear of a city street sweeper at about 2 a.m. Friday. Robert Venn, 26, was arrested on several charges, including leaving the scene of a crash while intoxicated and operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior conviction. Police say Venn slammed into the back of a sweeper near 16th Street and Waterway Boulevard, then fled the scene on foot. His passenger, 25-year-old Casey Bell, was trapped in the truck and suffered severe head injuries. Bell was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition.