Police: Man in Vegas crash admits using drugs

April 2, 2013 • Business

A man sits handcuffed on the sidewalk waiting to be escorted away by police after crashing a vehicle into a crowded restaurant, Monday, April 1, 2013, in Las Vegas. Ten people were seriously injured and at least one person was arrested Monday after the car plowed into the patio of the Egg & I restaurant during the lunch hour and came to rest with its hood inside a shattered plate glass window. Victims were transported to two nearby hospitals with non-life threatening injuries after the crash shortly after 12:30 p.m. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An 18-year-old driver who plowed into a Las Vegas restaurant during lunchtime in a crash that seriously injured 10 people appeared disoriented afterward, didn’t know what day it was, and later admitted to using drugs without a prescription, police said in a report released Tuesday.

Gage James Lindsey is being held in the Clark County jail on suspicion of DUI, reckless driving and leaving the scene of the Monday crash at the Egg & I restaurant. He’s scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.

Photos from the scene Tuesday show the Login to read more

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