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Danbury Man Charged With DWI After Accident In Patterson

Putnam County Sherriffs charged a Danbury man with driving while intoxicated on Wednesday.
Putnam County Sherriffs charged a Danbury man with driving while intoxicated on Wednesday. Photo Credit: Putnam County Sheriff's Department

PATTERSON, N.Y. -- The Putnam County Sheriff's Department charged a Danbury, Conn., man with driving while intoxicated after an accident in Patterson on Wednesday, Aug. 27, officials said.

Hector G. Cruz-Diaz, 33, sideswiped a tractor-trailer on Route 22 and sustained minor injuries in the accident, police said.

After being released from the hospital, the charge against Cruz-Diaz was upgraded to aggravated driving while intoxicated, according to the sheriff's department.