After a vehicle driven by a 31-year-old Darien woman struck a stone wall on Hollow Tree Ridge Road, she was charged with driving while under the influence, police said. Darien police gave this account of what happened, including accusations not proven in court:
Police were called to the roadway outside 95 Hollow Tree Ridge Road at 1:15 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 7, where the vehicle had struck the stone wall at a sharp turn in the road. The police news release did not describe damage to the vehicle or to the wall or say whether or not the driver appeared to be injured. The driver, Allesandra Mossa, a resident of the same street, a bit north of Interstate 95, appeared confused and smelled of alcohol.