Police responding to a report of a motor vehicle accident in Milford have charged a motorist with Driving Under the Influence (DUI). An article on this emerging story is available here.
About the Incident
On April 19th, police in Milford say they responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident at the Connecticut Post Mall located on Boston Post Road. The investigation of the incident soon led to an arrest and DUI charges.
About the Investigation
During the investigation, police requested a breath sample from a 34-year-old West Haven man. The toxicology sample indicated the driver had an elevated Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) at the time of the collision.
Authorities subsequently arrested the man on suspicion of driving his vehicle under the influence of alcohol. The man was later arraigned on DUI charges and given a May court date.
About the Statistics
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that 1,039 people died in crashes involving a drunk driver in Connecticut from 2003 to 2012. They note 2.1% of adults in the state report driving after drinking too much—slightly above a 1.9% U.S. average.
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