Florida Driver's Ed Teacher Charged With DUI

"We can confidently say he won't be teaching driver's education."

A driver's ed teacher in Florida is accused of drinking and driving after he crashed his truck into a ditch, authorities say.

Police arrested Richard Bull, 51, after he allegedly drove his Dodge Ram into a construction site in the parking lot of a Lee County McDonald's, the News-Press reports.

Authorities say that Bull's blood alcohol level was .159, nearly twice the legal limit.

During conversations with police, Bull allegedly claimed that he was not behind the wheel at the time of the accident.

NBC-2 reports:

In their arrest report, deputies say Bull said it was someone named "Josh" that was driving the truck when it crashed. He said "Josh" ran from the scene before deputies arrived.

Bull has taught driver's education at Riverdale High School for 10 years, Amity Chandler, spokeswoman for the school district, told the News-Press.

"We can confidently say he won't be teaching driver's education," Chandler said.

Bull is charged with driving under the influence and property damage.

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