Saratoga County

Saratoga Sheriff: Drunk driver strikes car in Corinth; Four in car taken for evaluation

Matthew S. Lawrence - Saratoga County Sheriff's Office

Matthew S. Lawrence - Saratoga County Sheriff's Office

CORINTH – A drunk driver struck a car occupied by four people Thursday evening, sending all four occupants of the car to the hospital for evaluation, Saratoga County Sheriff’s officials said Sunday.

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All four sent for evaluation suffered non-life-threatening injuries, officials said.

Matthew S. Lawrence, 24, of Corinth, was charged with one count of first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a felony, along with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, third-degree assault and reckless driving along with multiple infractions, including consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle.

Lawrence is accused of driving drunk in his 2001 Ford F350 at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday evening on Main Street in Corinth when he struck the car, a 2017 Mercedes Benz. His license had been suspended due to an alcohol-related conviction in April, officials said.

Lawrence was arraigned and ordered held on bail.

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