Lincoln man facing eight DUI, possible paralysis of pedestrian

LINCOLN, Neb. -- A Lincoln man -- facing his eighth DUI -- is now being accused of possibly paralyzing a pedestrian.

Police say 57-year-old Gregory Bischof was driving west on Salt Creek Roadway when he hit a 35-year-old man who was trying to cross the street on Saturday.

Officials say Bischof appeared to be intoxicated. His blood-alcohol level registered at .158. The legal limit is .080.

Bischof was arrested, while the victim was being treated for a broken leg and serious spinal injuries that may end in paralysis.