Pickup truck driver in Bergenfield utility pole crash was drunk, police say

YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: The driver of a pickup truck that slammed into a utility pole in Bergenfield last weekend was drunk, police said this morning.

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Allan J. Martin Jr., 23, of Bergenfield failed field sobriety tests given by Patrolman Ahmed Alagha and was arrested just after 3:30 a.m. on Sunday after his Dodge hit the pole at South Prospect and Reid avenues, Detective Capt. Cathy Madalone said.

Martin was released to a family member and given a July 16 court date on charges of DWI and reckless driving, Madalone said.


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