Carpenter man faces charges after bizarre wreck

Courtesy: Walt Schaefer Sr.
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Cheyenne, Wyo. - A Carpenter, Wyo. Man is facing multiple charges after a bizarre wreck over the weekend.

According to Wyoming Highway Patrol, Adam Farris, 33, was traveling eastbound on I-80 early Sunday morning (8/14/16) when his Subaru crashed into the back of a semi-truck. This happened at around 3:30 a.m. at mile post 391.

The Subaru become lodged under the trailer and was dragged for about two miles on I-80 before the driver of the commercial truck noticed it and stopped.

After the crash, Farris ran off but was found about four hours later a mile and a half from the crash in a field by WHP Troopers and other first responders. Air Life, Cheyenne PD and Laramie County Fire Fighters all assisted WHP in the search for Mr. Farris as it was suspected that Mr. Farris was injured. Farris was then flown by helicopter to CRMC in Cheyenne and hospitalized for his injuries.

Farris has been charged with DUI, leaving the scene of a crash that involved injury, no proof of insurance and following another vehicle too close. He was not booked into the Laramie County Detention Center at the time, due to his injuries.


Courtesy: Walt Schaefer Sr.