Pedestrians Injured by Suspected Drunk Driver

NORFOLK - Two pedestrians were injured early Sunday morning in Norfolk when they were hit by a suspected drunk driver.  Police Captain Mike Bauer says Debra Benson of Norfolk and Michelle Benson of Lincoln were crossing Northwestern Avenue at 1:24 Sunday morning when they were hit by a vehicle driven by Codie Mielke of Norfolk. Bauer says both women were transported to Faith Regional Hospital for treatment. Mielke was arrested for first offense driving under the influence of alcohol. He was taken to the Norfolk City Jail and released after posting a cash bond.