HACKENSACK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Grand jurors have indicted a man on charges stemming from a drunken driving accident that seriously injured a Bergen County police officer.
Michael Ettz of Lodi is charged with aggravated assault, assault by auto while driving intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident.READ MORE: Protesters Attempt To Storm Entrance Of Barclays Center Over Nets' Refusal To Allow Kyrie Irving To Play Due To NYC Vaccine Mandate
Ettz has been free on bail after he previously pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Prosecutors say Ettz struck Bergen County Police Officer Daniel Breslin’s vehicle from behind on Route 46 in Lodi in April. Breslin had stopped in the right lane to assist another officer who had pulled onto the shoulder to repair a radio.READ MORE: NYPD: Knife Fight Spills Into Midtown Pizzeria, 2 Taken Into Custody
Breslin sustained a traumatic brain injury that left him hospitalized for months.
(TM and © Copyright 2014 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2014 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)
You May Also Be Interested In These StoriesMORE NEWS: With Less Than A Week Before NYC's Deadline, Municipal Workers Hold Anti-Vaccine Mandate Rally On Staten Island
[display-posts category=”news” wrapper=”ul” posts_per_page=”4″]