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Spectacular Crash on Colbert Lane, Better Result: No Injuries, But a DUI Arrest

| March 16, 2012

The Oldsmobile blocked Colbert Lane for over 90 minutes Thursday night. (© FlaglerLive)

A spectacular crash closed Palm Coast’s Colbert Lane south of Blare Drive for almost two hours Thursday night as an Oldsmobile overturned and blocked most of the road after colliding with a BMW that ended up on the road’s shoulder. Despite the violence of the crash, no one was injured.

Scott Spence (FCSO)

The wreck took place just after 9:30 p.m. a few dozen yards south of North Park Road (the road that leads to Waterfront Park).

Scott A. Spence, 48, of 43 Flamingo Drive in Palm Coast, was at the wheel The Oldsmobile. No one else was in the car. He was given a field sobriety test after the crash, and arrested in short order on a DUI charge. A young driver and young passengers were in the BMW. Both cars appeared totaled.

Palm Coast Fire Department personnel worked for about 25 minutes on the Oldsmobile to remove its fuel before the vehicle was towed by Saxon’s.

The BMW, blocking Colbert's south lane. Click on the image for larger view. (© FlaglerLive)

German engineering helps keep riders safe. Click on the image for larger view. (© FlaglerLive)

Scott Spence was arrested shortly after a field sobriety test. Click on the image for larger view. (© FlaglerLive)

The Oldsmobile. Click on the image for larger view. (© FlaglerLive)

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7 Responses for “Spectacular Crash on Colbert Lane, Better Result: No Injuries, But a DUI Arrest”

  1. Another fine job by P C F D & F C S O

  2. Kamamani says:

    Praise God no one was injured. BMW should make this a commercial touting it’s safety!! So glad they all walked away with no injuries.

  3. Pcadiron says:

    Wow! Someone was watching over them! Thank God no one was hurt!

  4. says:

    another drunken idiot that should not ever drive again, no compassion for these morans, i lost my brother to a drunk driver at 25 and the driver only receive 14 months in sing sing

    • Anonymous says:

      Legally he wasn’t drunk. He blew a .05 the legal limit is. 08

      • Anonymous says:

        Legally? by who? what do you think other mother’s of young kids, who was killed in simmilar situations would tell you? This man almost killed my son. If you have at least some part of the brain, than BETTER STAY HOME WHEN YOU DRINK any amount of ALCOHOL! I praise my GOD, he was watching after my son!

    • Anonymous says:

      Oh yeah and he can’t stand on one leg without loosing his balance when he hasn’t had any alcohol because he has no equelibrium so he would fail a sobriety test no matter what

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