NYS Trooper Struck By One Drunk Driver While Tending To Another
While a New York State Trooper was handling a situation with one drunk driver, he was hit by another driver that was accused of being drunk.
The accident happened around midnight on Saturday, in the New Baltimore area. The Trooper pulled over a 42-year-old man from the Bronx. Sefone Dreher allegedly failed some sobriety tests. A tow truck was called to take Dreher’s vehicle away.
While the Trooper was waiting, a second vehicle then hit both vehicles – Dreher’s and the Trooper’s. The driver of that vehicle was 31-year-old James Felter.
Authorities brought Felter to the New York State Police Barracks in Albany, where it was determined that he allegedly had a Blood-Alcohol Content of twice the legal limit. He also refused any medical treatment.
The Trooper and Dreher were sent to an Albany area hospital. Both had non-life threatening injuries.
According to the story from CBS 6 Albany, both men, Dreher and Felter were charged with DWI.