ROCHESTER - A Rochester man was charged with drunken driving on Sunday after he crashed his SUV into a utility pole on Old Dover Road.
Police say Hank Destefano, 37, was driving a Chevrolet Trailblazer northbound in the area of 251 Old Dover Road when it left the roadway and struck a utility pole and guy wire.
The pole was knocked into the road, which was closed to one lane for a short period of time.
Destefano was transported to Frisbie Memorial Hospital with what were described as nonlife threatening injuries and later charged with driving under the influence and operating without a valid license, both Class B misdemeanors.
The collision remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Rochester Police Department at 603-330-7128.