An 18-year-old Darien man who had been drinking alcohol and taking pot before driving on Sunswyck Road was looking down at his phone when his vehicle went across Goodwives River Road into a marsh, police said. He wound up at the edge of Gorham’s Pond, police said. In their announcement police didn’t say he was injured in any way. Police gave this account of what happened, including accusations not proven in court:
The teenager, a Revere Road resident, was found standing with the vehicle (police didn’t say what kind of vehicle) when police arrived, after an 11:23 p.m. call on Wednesday, June 23. The man said he looked down while using his cell phone (police didn’t say exactly what he was doing on the phone).