MIDDLETOWN, CT (WFSB) — A state police sergeant arrested in connection with a crash that happened in September had his case continued on Monday.
Sgt. John McDonald, 37, faced a judge in Middletown on Monday morning.
McDonald was charged with second-degree assault, drunk driving, reckless driving and failure to obey a stop sign.
The crash happened on Sept. 25 in Oxford, state police said.
Troopers said McDonald was driving his assigned state vehicle when he ran a stop sign and hit a vehicle.
A woman and her daughter were in the other vehicle and were hurt.
McDonald was also hurt. Due to the extent of his injuries, officials said he was never given a sobriety test.
He was instead taken to the hospital where he refused treatment, including a blood-alcohol test.
State police looked into the case and eventually suspended McDonald with pay on Nov. 14.
He was arrested on Nov. 19.
He’s due back in court in January.
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