Man Busted for Drunk Driving in His Wheelchair on Interstate

By chillinwill · Sep 15, 2009 · ·
  1. chillinwill
    In a heavy fog, one wheelchair driver went where he shouldn't have - on an on-ramp of the Marquette Interchange of Interstate 94.

    Daniel Samplaski, 35, was arrested early Friday morning on drunken driving charges after traveling in his motorized scooter on the ramp in downtown Milwaukee.

    Samplaski blew a .23, almost three times the state legal limit of .08, on a portable breath test, according to the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department. He has four prior OWI convictions.

    On video from the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department, Samplaski says he borrowed the wheelchair from a friend.

    "There was no end. There was no end. I got on (the ramp) and I couldn't get off of it," Samplaski told police.

    Samlpaski told officers that he had a past injury with a broken leg and that he got on the freeway, thinking it was a sidewalk.

    September 14, 2009

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  1. old hippie 56
    Move over George Jones, got some competition on the redneckness. Wonder if he got a freezer on his front porch?;)

    (For our European friends, google Jeff Foxworthy)
  2. missparkles
    The "ya might be a redneck if..." bloke?
    Wonder if his homes on wheels...but his car ain't? ;)
    Sparky. :laugh:
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