Bristol – Suspect Enters Plea In DUI Incident
A DUI suspect just pleaded not guilty to charges related to a pedestrian incident in Bristol.
At approximately 5:45 p.m. on August 24, a pedestrian was walking on Jerome Avenue, near Swanson Drive, when he was hit by a vehicle being driven by 22-year-old Clayton Nogiec. The pedestrian sustained serious injuries in the incident. Instead of stopping immediately, Nogiec fled the area. Authorities received a call from a good samaritan informing them of his possible location, and he was eventually apprehended on Farmington Avenue. According to police records, Nogiec was exhibiting erratic behavior when he was arrested. Officials later found a regulated substance in his possession. He currently faces several charges related to the incident. His next court date is on October 10.
Following this and other similar cases can be useful because it informs motorists of the circumstances surrounding road accidents that involve DUI, negligence or reckless behavior. In many situations, and with the help of legal experts, victims of these unfortunate events may have the option of filing for damages as this is an appropriate way for them to seek financial help and eventually find closure.
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