Driver charged in '07 crash
Published 12:58 pm, Thursday, September 6, 2012
Brian Arbelaez, 28, of Naugatuck, has been charged on a warrant in connection with a single-car accident in Fairfield in November 2007. He was picked up Tuesday by Bridgeport police.
Arbelaez was driving east on Villa Avenue when he tried to negotiate a curve in the road and slid about 100 feet, become airborne and then hit a utility pole, according to the report. The driver-side door was wrapped around the pole and Arbelaez had be to extricated from the car. His speed was estimated at a minimum of 74 mph, police said.
He was charged with driving under the influence, reckless driving and failure to drive right. His bond was set at $2,500 and he has a Sept. 12 date in Bridgeport Superior Court.