A 20-year-old Norwalk man was charged with a DUI after striking a utility pole with his truck, according to police.
Darien Police officers responded to the scene of the accident at the intersection of Raymond St. and Old Kings Highway at approximately 9:05 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21.
According to police, driver Wilmer Valladeres was not at the scene, and was contacted.
Police said that when Valladeres arrived at the scene, he was off-balance and smelled like alcohol. He failed field sobriety testing, police said.
Valladeres's blood alcohol content was reportedly measured at .0218 when he was tested at 10:15 p.m., then at .1908 when he was tested again at 10:35 p.m.
Police said his license was suspended at the time of the accident.
Valladeres was charged with a DUI and for driving a suspended license and released after posting a $250 bond.
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