FHP: Man arrested for DUI crash into school bus in Jackson County

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Published: Mar. 11, 2020 at 4:01 AM CDT
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Marianna, FL – On March 9, 2020 Trooper Gary Daniels arrested Mr. Jeffrey James Wooden for Driving Under the Influence involving property damage and personal injury.

On February 5, 2020 Mr. Wooden was driving a 2010 Dodge Ram pickup southbound on State Road (SR 69) when he collided into the rear of a stopped school bus.

The bus had 35 students on board and had stopped, with its lights and stop signals activated, to discharge students on SR 69 near Shady Grove Road.

Trooper Daniels obtained an evidentiary blood sample from Mr. Wooden after the crash, the results of which indicated that Mr. Wooden’s blood alcohol level was 0.152 g/dL.

Upon obtaining these results, Trooper Daniels took Mr. Wooden into custody and transported him to the Jackson County Jail.