Darien accident results in DUI charge
Published 12:40 pm, Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Richard Dietz, 43, of Trumbull, was charged with driving under the influence, failure to yield the right of way at a stop sign and operating a motor vehicle without insurance after he was involved in a motor vehicle accident Oct. 22.
Police responded to the intersection of Talmadge Hill and Mansfield Avenue for a report of a motor vehicle accident. According to the report, Dietz told police he was attempting to make a left turn onto Mansfield Avenue and didn't see any vehicles until he was turning. Police said Dietz collided with another car. No injuries were reported.
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Officers detected an odor of alcohol and Dietz failed his field sobriety test, police said. He posted a $250 bond and is scheduled to appear in court Nov. 1.