JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. - A Martinsville elementary school principal was arrested on a drunken driving charge in Johnson County on Friday.
Peter Jochim, 35, of Morgantown, was driving an all-terrain vehicle when he made a sharp turn that caused his passenger to be thrown from the vehicle, officials with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources said.
The incident happened in the 4700 block of West Division Road just before 8 p.m.
Officials said Jochim’s passenger, 32-year-old Kristina Koons, suffered a head injury and was taken to Community Hospital South in Indianapolis.
Jochim was arrested on a charge of operating an ATV under the influence of alcohol, police said. He was taken to the Johnson County Jail.
Officials said Koons was not wearing a seat belt or a helmet at the time of the incident.
Jochim is the principal of Central Elementary School.
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