Naples man charged with DWI after car crashes down 40 foot embankment

Deputies in Ontario County say a Naples man was uninjured after he crashed his vehicle down a 40 foot embankment on County Road 12.

The accident happened on Saturday around 8:42 pm and the driver, identified as John Bruce Rodger, 47, of Naples was found to be intoxicated after crews responded to the scene.

Deputies located a heavily damaged pickup truck that had been driven on the wrong side of the eastern guard rail on County Road 12 and driven down a 40 foot embankment. An investigation determined that Rodger had been driving while intoxicated and was charged with driving while intoxicated, as well as aggravated driving while intoxicated.

His blood-alcohol content was found to be over .18 percent.

The charges will be answered at a later date in Naples Town Court.

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