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Franklin Lakes Driver, 76, Was Drunk When He Crashed Sports Car Into Wall, Police Charge

Wright, who wasn’t injured, was released pending court action on charges of DWI, leaving the scene of a crash and reckless driving, the captain said.
Wright, who wasn’t injured, was released pending court action on charges of DWI, leaving the scene of a crash and reckless driving, the captain said. Photo Credit: COURTESY: Franklin Lakes PBA

A 76-year-old Franklin Lakes man was drunk when he crashed his 2018 Ford Mustang into a rock wall and took off, authorities said.

Police arrested Cecil Wright near his Oak Lane home a short distance from the Ewing Avenue crash around 6 p.m. Monday, Capt. John Bakelaar said.

Wright, who wasn’t injured, was released pending court action on charges of DWI, leaving the scene of a crash and reckless driving, the captain said.

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