Drunk driver struck by Metro-North train in Norwalk
NORWALK, CT – According to the authorities, 36-year-old Jeffrey Acuna of Bridgeport, the driver of a van hit by a Metro-North train in Norwalk in February, has been charged with drunken driving as his blood-alcohol level was three times the legal limit.
On Wednesday, Jeffrey Acuna was charged with driving while intoxicated by Metropolitan Transportation Authority police.
He was summoned to Norwalk Superior Court and was released on a promise to return to court on 10th of April.
An arrest warrant shows that Acuna crashed his van into a snowbank next to the Glover Avenue railroad crossing and it got hit on the tracks.
No individual sustained injuries in the accident but there was track damage.
Acuna has pleaded not guilty. His attorney, Ryan O’Neill, said that he disputes the police determination of the accident’s cause.
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