Police: Upper Hudson Valley Officer Crashed Car Drunk With Kids
An upper Hudson Valley corrections officer is accused of crashing his car while driving drunk with two children.
On Monday around 9 p.m., New York State Police responded to a single vehicle property damage accident in the area of Route 81 and School House Road in the town of Durham.
Upon arrival, the trooper observed a vehicle off the road. The driver, Brad C. Ingraham, 40, of Greenville, was with two minors, police say.
The car left the road and hit a guardrail before slamming into a tree. Ingraham suffered a cut to his head and was treated at the scene, the two children weren't injured.
Police allege, Ingraham, an off-duty correctional officer crashed his car while driving drunk. He later provided a breath sample resulting in a .27 percent Blood Alcohol Content, according to State Police.
Ingraham was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated under Leandra's Law, a felony. He was released on his own recognizance and is due back in court in May.
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