Impaired driver crashes Bradenton Blues Festival stage

December 8, 2013 

BRADENTON — No one was hurt when an impaired driver crashed into a portable stage set up for the Bradenton Blues Festival at 1:10 a.m. Sunday in the 500 block of 12th Street West, according to a Bradenton Police Department report.

The event had already concluded roughly four hours earlier.

The driver, who was not named in the police report, was southbound on 12th Street West when his vehicle struck the stage.

The driver was charged with driving under the influence, according to the report.

Damage estimates are unavailable as yet, the report states.

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