Clinton man faces aggravated DWI charge

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - A Clinton man faces a DWI charge after a Monday evening accident on State Route 12B, New Hartford Police said.

John Meyer, 52, of Clinton, is charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated.

According to officials, around 5:40 p.m. Monday, a Subaru Forester driven by Meyer turned in front of oncoming traffic at the corner of State Route 12B and Preswick Glen. When he turned, he collided with a Kia driven by Elaine Hartnett, 72, of Clinton. Officers who responded suspected Meyer was under the influence of alcohol. A breath test at the New Hartford Police Department showed his blood alcohol content was 0.30.

No one was injured in the accident, but both vehicles were towed from the scene because of extensive damage.

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