A man from Pomona has been charged with DWI after he allegedly crashed his vehicle into a tree and guardrail in Palisades, police say.
Orangetown Police responded to a report of a single vehicle accident near Route 340 and Oak Tree Road in the Hamlet of Palisades on Wednesday, March 27 around 7:30 p.m.
Upon arrival, officers discovered a 2015 Freightliner box truck that sustained front end damage. Police say the vehicle’s driver, identified as 47-year-old Steven Hogan, crashed into a guardrail and a tree.
Further investigation revealed that Hogan was operating the vehicle while intoxicated, police said. He was arrested and transported to Orangetown Police Headquarters, where he consented to and failed a chemical breath test.
Hogan was charged with DWI and aggravated DWI (BAC .18 or more), both misdemeanors. He is scheduled to return to Orangetown Justice Court on Tuesday, April 16.
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