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Bedford car crash leaves one hurt, one charged with DWI

BEDFORD - One person was hurt, another was arrested and a Corvette sports car extensively damaged in an alleged drunken driving-related car crash in Bedford Saturday night.

Police said a bright yellow 2006 Corvette was traveling eastbound on Campbell Road near Wellesley Road shortly after 9 p.m. when the driver apparently lost control of the vehicle, ran off the road and slammed into a tree stump.

The heavily-damaged car was found on the opposite shoulder of the road, facing the wrong way, with a passenger inside suffering from an injury termed non-life threatening by police.

The injured passenger was taken to Elliot Hospital by ambulance.

The alleged driver of the car was not found at the scene of the crash.

Police said the alleged driver, William Morel, was found more than an hour later walking on King Road near Cortland Drive.

Morel was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving after suspension of his license, reckless conduct and conduct after an accident.

He was released on personal recognizance and is scheduled for arraignment on May 2 in Merrimack District Court.


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