Alleged Drunk Driver Strikes Utility Pole Then Flees
Utica, NY (WIBX) - A Utica man is accused of striking a utility pole with his car and fleeing the scene of the accident. However, Utica police say they were able to locate the driver thanks to witnesses who saw him running from the crash site.
The man was located at his home on State Street. Following an investigation, which included a sobriety test, 48-year-old Wyatt Holmes was taken to jail and charged with the following:
- 2 counts of DWI, Misdemeanors
- Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle, a Misdemeanor
- Traffic Summons, violations
Police say Wyatt's Blood Alcohol Content was .17-percent.