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Newtown – Motorist Arrested Following Intersection Crash

A driver was arrested following an accident in Newtown yesterday.

37-year-old Joseph Mentes was driving his vehicle when he failed to heed to a stop sign and crashed into another vehicle at the intersection of Berkshire and Toddy Hill Roads. Responders suspected intoxication and administered field sobriety tests on Mentes. He failed all of them and was immediately placed under arrest. Everyone involved in the incident was promptly tended to by emergency responders. Mentes is currently facing several charges related to the incident.

Regardless of circumstance, drivers suspected of DUI are immediately apprehended to eliminate the possibility of additional accidents or injuries. This is considered negligent behavior, and victims are advised to seek legal guidance so that their cases can be carefully examined and their options discussed.

If you or someone you care about was injured in an accident, you may need help navigating the complex challenges of paying for your medical bills, recouping your lost wages, and regaining your quality of life. The Connecticut attorneys with Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers can help you through this process, working to hold the responsible party accountable for the pain and suffering you have had to endure. Call 800-PERKINS for a free consultation with a lawyer today.

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