Harrison County

Woman pinned between vehicles, driver charged with DUI

A woman who was putting her baby in a car seat was seriously injured tonight when a suspected drunken driver crashed into her vehicle, pinning her between both vehicles, police said.

Deputy Police Chief Leonard Papania said Darryl Edward Blappert, 26, of Gulfport, was speeding, according to witness accounts. He was taken into custody after the 5:15 p.m. crash at 1524 Pass Road.

The child was not injured.

Read more Wednesday in the Sun Herald.