Brewster man charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated following crash investigation
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Robin H. Benziger
Troop K Commander
Southeast, New York – On February 12, 2015, New York State Police from the Brewster barracks charged 44-year-old Hari Nayar of Brewster, New York, with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, a Misdemeanor, following a collision investigation conducted in the Town of Southeast.
Troopers were dispatched by Putnam County 911 to a two-car personal injury auto accident on State Route 22 in the area of the Eagle Gas Station. Investigation revealed that Nayar was traveling southbound on State Route 22 when he failed to keep right. His vehicle traveled over the double yellow line and struck a northbound vehicle, operated by Deborah E. Miele, of Wallkill, head-on.
Miele was transported to Danbury Hospital by Brewster Rescue Squad with non-life threatening injuries.
While interviewing Nayar, it was determined that he was intoxicated at the time of the crash.
Nayar supplied a Breath sample that revealed a Blood Alcohol Content of .31%, almost four times the legal limit of intoxication.
Nayar was issued traffic tickets ordering him to appear before the Town of Southeast Court on February 26, 2015 at 1:30 p.m.
Nayar’s mugshot is not available at this time.