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Incident Report for Case #2013-252631

Incident Type

Intoxicated/Impaired Driver

Incident Date

08/16/2013 - 1:15 AM


20 block E. Johnson St.


Nathaniel D. Abrams, Jr., age 59, Madison
Mr. Abrams was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated - third offense, Operating While Revoked and Unsafe Lane Deviation.


Male, age 22, Madison


An intoxicated driver clipped one vehicle before rear-ending another on E. Johnson St. early this morning. Following the second collision, the suspect's car struck a building before bouncing back into the street. A large number of bystanders had gathered as police arrived. Witnesses said the suspect got out of his car and fell to the ground. He then got back behind the wheel and appeared to be trying to drive away. Instead he was taken to a hospital for minor injuries and arrested for his third offense of drunken driving.. Empty beer cans could be seen on the floor of his car. 

Released 08/16/2013 at 12:47 PM by PIO Joel DeSpain

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