I was hoping getting ‘Randy Travis drunk’ wouldn’t become a thing with the kids. I was wrong. A man in Iowa attempted the near impossible feat, and it almost killed him. And just like Mr. Travis, Justin Clark got behind the wheel of a car. He kept his clothes on, though.
Justin Clark, 24, was collared on July 29 after witnesses called 911 after spotting him driving erratically. When police arrived, the incoherent Clark was at the wheel of his Toyota Yaris revving the vehicle’s engine.
I respect the engine rev move. It lets the officer know you’re a man to be dealt with. Turns the crazy meter up, too. You have to keep him on his toes. You could take off without a moment’s notice. It is a risky move, however, and one that didn’t work out for Clark.
Clark was transported to a local hospital where a blood draw revealed his BAC was a whopping .627 (the legal limit is .08), according to a criminal complaint filed yesterday in Johnson County District Court. A North Liberty Police Department officer reported that Clark was so intoxicated that he could not exit the car on his own and was unable to walk without assistance. Asked if he knew what day it was, Clark answered, “3 but now it is 4.”
You serious, Clark? A .627 is impressive, especially knowing you survived it. Just stay out of the car next time you attempt the BAC world record. Recovered from his vehicle were six empty Schlitz cans, a bottle of Goldschlager, and a Randy Travis Greatest Hits cassette tape.
This is Clark after sobering up:
- [via The Smoking Gun]