A Fairfield County man was allegedly drunk when he misplaced management of his Audi and crashed right into a tree, police mentioned.
Officers from the New Canaan Police Division responded to a reported crash within the space of Oenone Ridge Street close to Lukes Wooden Street shortly earlier than 1 a.m. on Dec. 30, 2021 after a driver struck a guard rail after which crashed into a close-by tree.
In line with police, the driving force was recognized as New Canaan resident Douglas Ray Knight, age 64, who was the one occupant of the car.
Whereas talking with Knight, investigators mentioned that officers detected the scent of alcohol on his breath and his speech was slurred. He was subsequently transported to the Norwalk Hospital by paramedics because of the nature of the crash.
The investigation into the crash led to a warrant being issued for Knight’s arrest, and he turned himself in at New Canaan Police Headquarters on Monday, March 7.
Knight was charged with unlawful operation of a motorcar inebriated or medicine and cited for failing to drive in the appropriate lane. He was launched after being processed and scheduled to make a court docket look on Thursday, March 17.
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