Following an early December vehicle crash in Sudlersville, deputies were dispatched to the scene, which involved an allegedly impaired driver. According to the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office, the accident occurred around 11:18 p.m. on December 2nd, and involved only one individual.
The 27-year-old man from Sudlersville crashed into a parked Dodge Truck after plowing through a wooden fence in his white Chevrolet Cruze. The parked vehicle was pushed into the door of a nearby detached garage, causing additional damage.
According to police, when they arrived on the scene, they could see several open beer cans in the vehicle.
When originally asked about the situation, the perpetrator had stated that he had fallen asleep. After being asked if he had been drinking, he answered that he had “a couple” before eventually stating that he had “five or six” according to the police.
After conducting routine field sobriety tests, the man was then arrested. He was charged with driving while impaired in addition to being issued six traffic citations for the event. He was then released at the scene into the custody of a sober driver.
Nobody was reported to have sustained any injuries.
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