Bisard Trial: Crash survivors to testify Thurs.

Mary Mills, Kurt Weekly take the stand

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - UPDATE 5:15 p.m.: According to the IMPD and FBI reports released following the crash, 67 witnesses said they did not detect alcohol on Bisard or see any other signs that he was impaired at the time of the crash. But Prosecutor Denise Robinson said the state has witnesses who will testify otherwise, Jack Rinehart reports.

UPDATE 10:45 a.m.: Two witnesses called by the prosecution -- emergency medical responders who tended to Bisard following the crash -- ended up being strong witnesses for the defense, Jack Rinehart reported. The witnesses said Bisard did not seem drunk at the scene.

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The trial of Indianapolis Police Officer David Bisard continued Thursday with testimony from emergency medical responders and key survivors of the deadly August 2010 crash.

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Bisard is accused of DUI and crashing into a group of motorcyclists. Eric Wells died in the crash, and two others, Mary Wells and Kurt Weekly, were seriously injured.

Earlier this week, 12 jurors and three alternates were selected to sit in judgment of the forthcoming evidence and testimonies presented by the defense and prosecution.

Investigators said blood tests expected to be introduced as evidence show Bisard had a blood-alcohol level more than twice Indiana's legal limit of 0.08 percent at the time of the crash.

Wells and Weekly were scheduled to take the stand Thursday.

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