Police: DUI Driver in Vehicle Accident Leaves the Scene Where Scooter Rider Is Injured, Lying on Roadway
A driver with more than double the legal blood-alcohol limit got into a motor vehicle accident with an e-scooter rider on the Post Road, then drove off, leaving the man lying on the pavement with serious injuries, Darien police said. The rider went in and out of consciousness, according to a police officer who had heard the crash and went to the scene to find out what had happened, police said. The rider was taken to a hospital. Police gave this additional account, including accusations not proven in court:
At 10:36 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 16, when the police officer arrived at the scene, somewhere east of the intersection of the Post Road and Garden City Road in Noroton, the scooter and debris from the accident were on the roadway.