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Ramapo Police Arrest Pearl River Man Who Hit Utility Pole With SUV

Daniel Hlavac, 21, of Pearl River was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and DRiving While Ability Impaired by Drugs after crashing an SUV into a utility pole on Airmont Road Wednesday afternoon.

According to Ramapo Police, Daniel C. Hlavic, 21, of Pearl River drove a white 1999 Ford Explorer into a utility pole on Airmont Road in Suffern early Wednesday afternoon.

When police arrived just after 1 p.m., the SUV had come to rest on a rock wall between Par Road and Champion Road. Hlavac was oustside the vehicle showing signs of intoxication.

Hlavac was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital, where he was treated for minor injuries and released. Ramapo Police arrested him for Driving While Intoxicated and Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs.

The utility pole was severed in the accident, taking out power in the area. Orange & Rockland Utilities had to replace the pole and estimated that power would remain out until midnight. 

Joan K April 04, 2013 at 09:18 PM
This fella caused much more havoc than the 90 year old man that drove into the gas station. So this blows the theory about older drivers being so dangerous.

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