OWOWI accident charge amendedI accident charge amended

Henry County Iowa.  Client was charged with OWI after being involved in an accident and sustaining injuries.  After questioning the investigating officer, it was determined that the client's rights under Iowa Code Section 804.20 were violated because he asked to place telephone calls prior to his blood draw and he was not allowed to place those calls.  As a result, the Department of Transporation was unable to suspend his license and the criminal charge was amended to public intoxication and reckless driving.