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Alleged Drunk Driver Arrested After Striking Parked Car in Elizabeth

By kcora on

A reportedly intoxicated Bridgewater man was accused of striking a parked car then attempting to flee from the scene.

According to police, an officer in the area of South First Street and Elizabeth Avenue Thursday, stopped a driver who had one wheel coming off the axle.

Further investigation led the officer to discover an open beer bottle, an open liquor bottle and the smelled alcohol on the driver, later identified as 31-year-old Daniel Frias.

As the officer continued the investigation, a person approached the officer and told him he saw the driver strike a parked car and then throw a bottle out the window.

Police said Frias drove with a suspended license.

Police charged him with driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of an accident, throwing debris from his car, and operating with a suspended license.