Driver Arrested After Wrong-Way Crash, Had Four Past DUIs

According to police reports, a Hockessin man with four DUI convictions is facing another DUI charge after he drove the wrong way on Limestone Road, crashed and attempted to flee the scene. 

David Brower, 33, drove a Subaru Impreza north on the southbound lanes of Limestone Road and crashed into an Acura TSX driven by a 21-year-old Bear man on Wednesday night shortly after 10 p.m, Delaware State Police said. 

Brower was captured by troopers when he tried to flee the scene and noticed a strong smell of alcohol, police said. They discovered that he was under the influence and a computer check showed he had four previous convictions, police said. 

Brower was charged with 13 traffic violations including fifth offense DUI, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to report an accident, driving with a suspended license, driving the wrong way, failure to remain in a single lane and not having proof of insurance or registration. 

He was taken to Christiana Hospital for evaluation, then held in the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $7,109 secured bail, police said. 

The Bear man was not hurt in the crash. 

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