Sedalia Police responded to a hit-and-run accident that occurred near East Broadway Boulevard and South Massachusetts Avenue Friday night.

While in route, officers saw a vehicle that matched the description of the suspect vehicle traveling eastbound on East Broadway Boulevard.

Police conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle on South Engineer Avenue near East 9th Street. While speaking to the driver, he admitted to being in an accident. While he was speaking, Officers detected the odor of intoxicants on his breath. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver was intoxicated.

Daniel L. Forbes, 64, of Smithton, was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department. Forbes provided a breath sample that showed his BAC was over 0.08.

Forbes was transported to the Pettis County Jail where he was booked on charges of Driving While Intoxicated (Persistent Offender) and Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident.

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