SOUTHBURY, Conn. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a car crash involving a Connecticut State Police sergeant who had left a retirement party for a fellow trooper at a brewery.
State police say they’re trying to determine if Detective Sgt. John McDonald drank alcohol at the party before the Sept. 25 accident in Southbury that injured a woman and her 19-year-old daughter.
The Republican-American reports more than 20 state troopers attended the party at an Oxford brewery.
Brian Foley, an aide to state public safety Commissioner James Rovella, says a sobriety test was not performed on McDonald at the scene because he needed to be taken to a hospital.
A message was left for McDonald Wednesday.
No charges have been filed.
Officials are also investigating the conduct of other troopers who attended the party.
(Copyright (c) 2019 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)