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Elm Ridge Road accident leads to DWI charge for Philadelphia man

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LERAY — Chester H. Burns, 62, of 29700 Hall Road, Philadelphia, was charged with driving while intoxicated and a speed violation after state police responded to the scene of a one-car accident Tuesday night.

According to state police, Mr. Burns was driving on Elm Ridge Road when she went off the east shoulder of the road and struck several small trees. No injuries were reported.

His blood alcohol content was 0.09 percent, according to police. Under state law, a BAC of 0.08 percent or more constitutes proof of intoxication.

He is to appear in Town Court to answer the charges.

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