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Har Met as formally charged Wednesday with operating while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury, operating a vehicle with a blood-alcohol content of more than 0.08 percent causing serious bodily injury and two counts of criminal recklessness, according to Allen Superior Court documents.

Felony charges lodged in August DWI crash

A Fort Wayne man faces multiple felony charges as a result of an August 2013 crash that seriously injured two people.

Har Met, 31, of the 1900 block of Chartwell Drive, was formally charged Wednesday with operating while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury, operating a vehicle with a blood-alcohol content of more than 0.08 percent causing serious bodily injury and two counts of criminal recklessness, all felonies, according to Allen Superior Court documents.

He also faces a misdemeanor charge of driving with a suspended license.

Court documents allege his blood-alcohol level was 0.14 percent, nearly double the state's legal limit.

According to the probable cause affidavit, Met was driving on South Lafayette Street when he crashed into a tree.

A back-seat passenger who was not wearing a seat belt hurtled into the front seat, broke it down and smashed his head into the windshield, according to the affidavit.

Police said the passenger suffered a broken neck, fractured femur and several other injuries.

Another passenger in the car was injured, but those injuries were not listed in any court documents.

The charges of operating while intoxicated against Met were enhanced to more serious felonies because he was convicted in 2009 of operating while intoxicated.

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