David Brower of Hockessin arrested after going wrong way on Limestone Road
The Delaware State Police have arrested David Brower, 33 of Hockessin for his 5th DUI after he was involved in a wrong way crash on Limestone Rd. late Wednesday night.
Police said the accident happened around Wednesday, Aug. 29, at 10:09 p.m. on Limestone Rd. in the area of Milltown Rd., Wilmington.
Brower, who was operating a 2012 Subaru Impreza, was northbound in the southbound lanes of Limestone Rd. when he struck a 2010 Acura TSX operated by a 21-year-old Bear man, police said.
Responding troopers were able to take Brower in to custody as he attempted to flee the scene of the crash. Upon making contact with Brower, police detected a strong odor of alcohol at which time they initiated a DUI investigation.
The investigation determined that Brower was under the influence of alcohol and a computer check revealed that he had 4 prior DUI convictions, according to police.
Brower was charged with a total of 13 traffic violations, including: fifth offense DUI, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to report an accident, failure to report a DUI-related accident, driving on a suspended license, careless driving, driving the wrong way, no left turn, failure to remain in single lane, two counts of driving across a median, no proof of insurance, no proof of registration.
Brower was admitted to the Christiana Hospital for medical evaluation. Upon discharge from the hospital Brower was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court #2 and subsequently committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in lieu of $7,109 secured bail.