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Ridgefield Man Charged With DUI After Crash Into Tree In New Canaan

New Canaan police charged a Ridgefield man with drunken driving after a crash.
New Canaan police charged a Ridgefield man with drunken driving after a crash. Photo Credit: New Canaan Police via Facebook

NEW CANAAN, Conn. — A 22-year-old man from Ridgefield was charged with drunken driving Monday after crashing into a tree on Silvermine Road in New Canaan back in August, police said.

Bartosz Kielc, 22, of 55 Prospect St., Ridgefield, turned himself in to New Canaan police Monday afternoon and was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence and failure to drive right, police said.

The crash occurred at about 4:40 a.m. Aug. 20,  in the 200 block of Silvermine Road, police said. Kielc was taken to Norwalk Hospital after the crash, where tests determined his blood alcohol content was .16, twice the legal limit, police said.

He was released on $250 bond for a court date of Oct. 12.

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