Car crashes through a Milford liquor store

New Haven

MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– A vehicle slammed into a liquor store in Milford on Saturday night.

Crews responded to Melba Street following reports of a car crash into The Crushed Grape.

The Milford Police Department have identified the driver as Kenneth Longfield, 58, of Milford.

Officials say Longfield was operating the vehicle in the Dollar General parking lot then made his way to the store entrance and hit an elderly female pedestrian in the vestibule of the store. Longfield then allegedly skid across the lot and crashed into the liquor store next door.

There is heavy structural damage to the liquor store. The pedestrian sustained non-life threatening injuries.

According to the Milford Police Department, Longfield did not sustain any injuries but was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated.

Other charges include 2nd Degree Assault with a Motor Vehicle, Evading Responsibility and Reckless Endangerment.

The incident remains under investigation.

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