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Man Charged With Reckless Driving After Crashing Into Car In New Canaan, Police Say

Edwin Pozo-Carabajo, 29, of Guilford
Edwin Pozo-Carabajo, 29, of Guilford Photo Credit: New Canaan Police

A 29-year-old man has been charged with reckless driving after police say he crashed into a vehicle in New Canaan.

New Canaan Police say Edwin Pozo-Carabajo, 29, of Guilford was arrested on Sunday, Oct. 6 on an active warrant.

According to police, Pozo-Carabajo was driving northbound on Smith Ridge Road when he swerved into the southbound lane and struck a motorist traveling southbound on Smith Ridge Road on May 17, 2018.

Police say Pozo-Carabajo stated during the initial investigation that he may have fallen asleep while driving and did not recall the crash.

An arrest warrant was obtained as a result of the investigation, and Pozo-Carabajo was taken into custody by Connecticut State Police. He was charged with reckless driving and failure to drive on right.

Pozo-Carabajo was released after posting a $500 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Friday, Oct. 18.

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