Close-call accident leads to DWI arrest

By WKTV News

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV)--Utica police say one man nearly struck an officer with his car while driving drunk.

According to authorities Max Josue Ayala-Soto, of Utica was driving near the intersection of Bleecker and Mohawk Streets when he made a turn too fast, almost hitting a parked police car.

Ayala-Soto has been arrested and now faces numerous charges including a DWI, driving without a license,  and making an improper turn.

Police later determined that Ayala-Soto had a blood alcohol content of .16 percent.

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