According to the Norwich Bulletin a man from Uncasville has been charged with drunken driving. The driver, 28-year-old Colby Kay, was driving on Interstate 95 in Groton when he struck another vehicle from behind. Traffic on the southbound section of the interstate was closed for several hours as police cleared the scene and investigated the accident.
The driver of the other vehicle, a Groton resident, was flown by Life Star helicopter toHartford Hospital for serious injuries. The accident victim had to be extracted from his mangled vehicle and was listed in stable condition.
According to witnesses and police Kay was driving at a high rate of speed and was also seen swerving. Kay was not injured during the crash and has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, reckless driving and following too close.
Drunk driving in Connecticut is a serious crime that takes hundreds of lives each year. For local drunk driving resources please click here.
The attorneys at Glass, Lebovitz, Kasheta & Bren hope that the injured driver makes and quick and complete recovery from his injuries.