- This report was derived from information from the Hastings-on-Hudson Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
When police arrived on the scene of a car accident on March 15 they found that the 68-year-old driver of one of the vehicles involved was drunk.
The accident occurred around 10:19 p.m. when the 68-year-old, a resident of Yonkers, rear ended a car in front of him that was stopping at a stop sign on Farragut Avenue at Olinda Avenue in Hastings-on-Hudson.
Police said they observed that Yonkers man was intoxicated and asked him to submit to a field sobriety test. The 68-year-old refused this test, as well as a chemical test.
He was subsequently arrested for refusing the two tests, which is a traffic violation, and was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated (DWI). He was released on his own recognizance the next morning at 8:35 a.m. and was given a date to appear in court.