Brookings Man arrested for crashing into a pickup and a garage and leaving scene
by Perry Miller
A Brookings man is arrested after allegedly running into a parked car and
a garage and then leaving the scene.
Police Lt. Derrick Powers says police received a call shortly after 12:40
Sunday morning that a parked Nissan pickup had been hit by a vehicle that
then left the scene.
Police arrived to find that the pickup had been hit on the 1000 block of
Crystal Ridge Road and that the vehicle and then went up and over the
curb and had hit and extensively damaged a garage.
The vehicle was found a short distance away with extensive front end
damage and a flattened front tire. The 1999 Dodge pickup was being
driven by 40-year-old Philip Eggers of Brookings. He has been charged
with second offense driving under the influence, hit and run, and other
Eggers was medically cleared at the scene by Brookings Ambulance
personnel and then taken to jail.