City of Milford Police Department

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Jun 15, 2022

Construction Zone Crash Results in DUI Arrest

On June 14th, 2022 Milford Police charge a Lewes man following an impaired driving investigation in a construction zone.  At approximately 9:13 pm, an officer from the Milford Police Department was working a special duty assignment assisting with traffic control at a road construction site on North Rehoboth Boulevard and Northeast Front Street (SR 14).  The officer, who was out of the vehicle directing traffic, observed a 2010 Ford Expedition enter the construction site and strike a fully marked 2016 Chevrolet Police Tahoe.  The police vehicle’s emergency equipment was fully activated at the time of this collision.  As a result of this collision the operator of the Ford was seen by Frederica Fire Company staff for a leg injury, but declined transport for further evaluation at an area hospital.  Evan J. Fitzgerald, 22 of Lewes, was taken into custody and charged with Driving a Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol, Operate a Motor Vehicle In Violation of Restrictions, and Failure to Obey and Traffic Control Device.  Mr. Fitzgerald is scheduled for an arraignment at the Justice of the Peace Court #7 in Dover on July 1st.
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Released by Public Information Officer, Sgt. Robert Masten
Released: 06/15/2022