Meriden man arrested for drunk driving after crash on I-91 the wrong way


WALLINGFORD, Connecticut – Police arrested a man from Meriden on charges of drunk driving after a reverse accident on I-91 on Saturday night.

Police arrested Matteo Annunziata, 55, of Meriden and was charged with impaired driving, evasion of liability with a motor vehicle, disregarding the established lane and driving against the traffic on a highway in limited access.

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Connecticut State Police said reports received referred to a driver on I-91 traveling north in the southbound lanes from Exit 12 in North Haven around 8 p.m. Saturday. While responding, it was reported that the same vehicle struck several cars and continued north.

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The soldiers were able to locate and stop the vehicle on I-91 South between Exits 14 and 15 in Wallingford.

One person was slightly injured in the accident. Three other vehicles were damaged in the accident.

Doug Stewart is a digital content producer at FOX61 News. He can be contacted at [email protected].

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