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Semi driver pulling 43,000 lbs. of cement pulled over, allegedly driving drunk in Vigo County

On Wednesday, Indiana State Police pulled over a semi being driven by 48-year-old Omar Gomez of Colorado between the Terre Haute and West Terre Haute on-ramps in Vigo County.

Posted: Aug. 29, 2018 7:37 PM
Updated: Aug. 29, 2018 11:15 PM

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - Police say a speeding semi driver on I-70 was also drunk.

On Wednesday, Indiana State Police pulled over a semi being driven by 48-year-old Omar Gomez of Colorado between the Terre Haute and West Terre Haute on-ramps in Vigo County.

While talking with Gomez, troopers said he displayed signs consistent with impairment.

Police say Gomez tested with a .08% bac level.

He was reportedly hauling 43,000 lbs of cement.

Gomez was arrested and charged with driving under the influence.

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