Amherst man charged with drunk driving after crash

Ailton Correia charged after Monday night crash

AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) – Amherst Police arrested an Amherst man and charged him with drunk driving after he crashed his car into a tree on South East Street.

Amherst Police Lt. Ronald Young told 22News that 22 year old Ailton Correia was drinking and speeding when he crashed a little after 10 Monday night.

Correia and his passenger, a woman, were rushed to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield.

Correia will be arraigned Friday in Eastern Hampshire District Court in Belchertown.

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