#Milford CT–On Sunday, August 20, 2023, at approximately 10:29 p.m., Troop G in Bridgeport was advised of a vehicle traveling southbound in the northbound travel lanes on Interstate 95 in the area of Exit #39 in Milford. Responding Troopers observed a silver Subaru Forester displaying a Connecticut registration, traveling south in the northbound lanes and initiated a motor vehicle stop, safely bringing the vehicle to a stop in the area of Exit #37.

Troop G was further advised that the Subaru had struck another vehicle prior to being stopped by troopers. No injuries were reported as a result of the collision.

The operator of the Subaru was positively identified as Kelsey McManus (DOB 04/03/1989) of Norwalk. During their interactions, Troopers observed that McManus was exhibiting signs of possible impairment. McManus agreed to participate in

Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, which were not performed to standard. Based upon the information obtained during the on-scene investigation, McManus was taken into custody and transported to Troop G, where she was processed and charged with the following:

C.G.S. 14-227a, Operating Under the Influence of Drugs and/or Alcohol

C.G.S. 14-222, Reckless Driving, 14-237, Driving Wrong Way on a Divided Highway

C.G.S. 53a-63, Reckless Endangerment in the 1st Degree

C.G.S. 53a-167a, Interfering with Officer/Resisting.

McManus was released on a $2,500 non-surety bond and is scheduled for arraignment at Milford Superior Court, on September 21, 2023.

By Stephen Krauchick

DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking news even as an early teen, opting to listen to the Watergate hearings instead of top 40 on the radio. His interest in news spread to become the communities breaking news leader in Connecticut’s Fairfield County. He strongly believes that the public has right to know what is happening in their backyard and that government needs to be transparent. Steve also likes promoting local businesses.

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