DWI Driver Flees Crash Before Hitting Another Vehicle On Sprain, Police Say

A 43-year-old Putnam man who attempted to flee after hitting two vehicles separately on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Westchester is facing multiple charges, state police said.

Edwin C. David

Edwin C. David

Photo Credit: New York State Police

At approximately 01:35 a.m. Sunday, troopers were dispatched to a hit-and-run motor vehicle crash on the Sprain Brook Parkway. 

Edwin C. David of Carmel, who was traveling northbound, rear-ended a vehicle and then while attempting to flee, side-swiped a second vehicle, state police from the Hawthorne barracks said. 

An investigation determined David was impaired by alcohol and he was subsequently arrested.

He was charged with leaving the scene of a personal injury automobile accident, a Class A misdemeanor, and driving while intoxicated, an unclassified misdemeanor.

David is due to appear in Town of Greenburgh Court on Tuesday, Jan. 30.

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