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Westport Man Charged With Drunken Driving After Crash

A local man was charged with driving under the influence after crashing his car on Whitney Street in Westport on Friday, April 15.
A local man was charged with driving under the influence after crashing his car on Whitney Street in Westport on Friday, April 15. Photo Credit: Westport Police

WESTPORT, Conn. -- A Westport man was charged with driving under the influence after crashing his vehicle on Whitney Street on Friday, April 15, according to the Westport Police Department.

Police said that around 10 p.m., they found Michael Saltzman, 26, outside his crashed vehicle. As officers approached, they could smell alcohol and his speech was slow and slurred, according to police.

Saltzman failed the standard field sobriety tested and was taken into custody, police said. He refused to submit to a breath test, police said. He was charged with operating under the influence drugs/alcohol and failure to drive in proper lane.

He was released on $500 bond. He is due to appear in court on April 25 in Norwalk, police said.

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