ATV Crash and DWI Arrest

An Independence man is facing DWI charges and recovering from serious injuries after an ATV accident in the Lake of the Ozarks.

According to the highway patrol it happened around 11:15 Saturday night when 19 year old Brandon Schwermer missed a curve while driving a four wheeler on Appalachian Lane going off the road and crashing into a culvert.

Schermer was airlifted to the University Hospital and arrested an hour after the wreck.