Driver believed to be under the influence in crash that injured 5

Published: May. 13, 2022 at 6:05 PM EDT
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - A man has been arrested after five people were injured in a crash in South Bend.

It happened last Sunday, May 8, at the intersection of Kern Road and Miami Road.

Police say Noel Ordoñez-Dominguez, who was driving a red Nissan Rogue, blew through a stop sign and t-boned a white Kia Forte. The driver of the Kia and all three passengers inside were taken to the hospital.

Ordoñez-Dominguez was also taken to the hospital, where he was evaluated by a Drug Recognition Expert.

According to the probable cause affidavit, officials believed that Ordoñez-Dominguez was driving under the influence. He was subsequently placed under arrest.

Noel Ordoñez-Dominguez
Noel Ordoñez-Dominguez(St. Joseph County Jail)

The probable cause affidavit can be read in its entirety below:

(St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office)
(St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office)
(St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office)

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