NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. -- A New Hartford man was charged with driving while intoxicated after police say he crashed into poles, signs and a dumpster early Monday morning.
Officers were called to the scene of a crash at the corner of Campion Road and Genesee Street just after midnight.
Police say 45-year-old Thomas J. Williams was driving a 2014 Chevy pickup truck north on Oxford Road when he went through the intersection and left the roadway, ending up on the side of Campion Road. Williams’ vehicle hit a light post, two highway signposts and a dumpster before coming to a stop in the Sammy’s Cafe parking lot, according to police.
Williams ran from the scene but officers later found him walking on Oxford Road.
Williams was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated and multiple vehicle and traffic violations.
He was arraigned and released with an appearance ticket returnable to New Hartford Town Court.