Driver arrested after collision in Bi-Mart parking lot

A 26-year-old Sweet Home man was arrested in connection with a multiple-vehicle crash in the parking lot of Bi-Mart Tuesday, April 7.

Kristopher Charles Garrett was charged with driving under the influence, reckless driving, three counts of recklessly endangering another person and first-degree criminal mischief. His vehicle was impounded.

Police responded at 5:25 p.m. to a report of a motor vehicle collision in the parking lot, 1980 Main St. Multiple callers had reported a pickup hitting several parked cars in the parking lot.

When they arrived at the scene, officers discovered that a Nissan pickup driven by Garrett had struck three unoccupied, parked vehicles.

A 38-year-old male and his 11-year-old son received minor injuries at the location as a result of the collisions, police said.

The investigation is ongoing, and police ask that anyone with information call the Sweet Home Police Department at (541) 367-5181.