Alleged drunk driver arrested after Hooksett accident
HOOKSETT — A local man who allegedly crashed his pickup truck near his home was arrested Saturday on charges of driving under the influence, police said in a release.
Kevin Powers, 45, went into a Rite Aid store about 12:20 p.m. Saturday and, according to a store manager, “appeared confused, dropped his personal belongings, exited the store and got into a blue pick-up truck,” the release said.
Powers drove away and was involved in a crash near his home in the Windsor cluster at Granite Hills Villages off Hooksett Road, police said. Police said he hit a utility pole and another car, police did not say if the other car was parked or being driven by another motorist at the time.
He is scheduled to appear Dec. 30 in Hooksett Circuit Court.