Intoxicated NH driver crossed two medians and hit road sign, police say
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ROCHESTER — A car veered across two grass medians, collided with a street sign, before coming to a rest in the middle of the road Thursday night.
Police said Garrett Sawyer, 26, of Derry, was driving east along Columbus Ave. when he came to the intersection with Lowell St.
According to police, when Sawyer went through the intersection, his car veered off to the right, traveling across two grass medians and colliding with a street sign. Sawyer's car came to a stop in the middle of Hancock St. with heavy damage to the front of the car.
Rochester Police and Frisbie EMS responded to the accident at 8:47 p.m. The road was closed while crews cleaned up debris and investigated the accident.
Both air bags deployed, and police said Sawyer was wearing a seat belt. He was not injured as a result of the accident.
Sawyer was arrested for driving while intoxicated, his second offense, and was released on $1,500 personal recognizance bail. He is scheduled to appear in Rochester District Court at 8:00 a.m. on August 14.