On one of the hottest days this year — Thursday, June 21 — Drew McDougall of 242 Placid Ave., Stratford, was driving a containing dirt when he ran off the right side of Route 6 in Woodbury and down an embankment, right into the Nonnewaug River.
McDougall sustained minor injuries and was transported to Waterbury Hospital, according to police.
The time was around 11:06 a.m. Woodbury police issued a summons to McDougall for allegedly operating a commercial vehicle while his commercial driver's license, or CDL, was suspended.
Police reported that 12 guard posts and 120 feet of guardrail were knocked down. The approximately six hours after the accident took place.