Binghamton Man Charged After Car Hits Trees, Injuring Woman
A man accused of drunken driving faces felony charges after he allegedly interfered with efforts to free a woman from a vehicle following a town of Binghamton crash.
Authorities say 36-year-old Terrell Wilson of Belden Street, Binghamton, was able to get out of the car after it went off a roadway and struck some trees.
According to the Broome County Sheriff's Office, the crash occurred around 1:30 a.m. Friday on Hawleyton Road near the intersection of Park Avenue.
Investigators said a 39-year-old woman who was a passenger in the car was injured and entrapped in the vehicle.
Wilson allegedly interfered with emergency workers who were trying to extricate the woman from the wrecked car. He was restrained by sheriff's deputies.
Firefighters freed the woman who was taken to Binghamton General Hospital for treatment of an arm injury.
Authorities said Wilson was arrested after he displayed signs of alcohol intoxication and refused to perform field sobriety tests.
Wilson was taken to the sheriff's office headquarters in the town of Dickinson where he submitted to a breath test. Investigators said his blood alcohol content was measured at .11 percent.
According to the sheriff's office, Wilson's driver license had been revoked because of a previous DWI conviction. A court also had issued an ignition interlock restriction to him but there was no device installed on the vehicle involved in the crash.
Wilson faces several charges, including driving while intoxicated with a previous conviction within ten years and aggravated unlicensed operation.
Wilson was transported to his home and released.