Tow truck driver charged with DUI - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Tow truck driver charged with DUI

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VERNON, CT (WFSB) -

A tow truck driver was charged with DUI after crashing his truck as he was responding to a call, according to police.

Raymond Raiche, 30, of Ellington, was on his way to an accident scene at the request of the Vernon Police Department when he crashed into a guard rail after he failed to stop at a stop sign, police said.

Raiche also had his underage step son with him in the truck, police said.

After a brief investigation into the crash, police arrested Raiche and charged him with DUI, risk of injury to a minor and failure to stop at a stop sign.

He was released on $1,500 bond and was given a court date of Dec. 11.

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