New Milford police charge local man with DUI, reckless driving, leaving scene

YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: New Milford police arrested a 24-year-old borough man who they said was driving under the influence when he took off after his car hit several guard rails and a vehicle headed in the opposite direction.

Photo Credit: Cliffview Pilot File Photo

Smoke was coming from the Honda Civic when officers stopped it at 1:30 p.m. yesterday on River Road, a few blocks from the scene, Detective Kevin Van Saders told CLIFFVIEW PILOT.

Justin Persaud was released on summonses charging him with DUI in a school zone, reckless driving and leaving the scene of an accident.

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