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Arrest warrant: Firefighter said state police sergeant was ‘definitely hammered’ after crash

SOUTHBURY -- A Connecticut state police sergeant was arrested Tuesday in connection with a crash.

John McDonald is facing multiple charges including second degree assault with a motor vehicle, driving while under the influence, and reckless driving.

McDonald has been on administrative suspension on since November 14. He has been a member of the state police for 13 years.

The crash happened in September and involved two cars. According to the accident report, the mother and daughter inside the other car, suffered minor injuries and Sergeant McDonald was taken away in an ambulance. The first responding officer was approached by an EMT who was referring to McDonald when they said, "That guy is definitely hammered, he is not listening to me to stay out of the roadway."

Body camera video was obtained by FOX61 of the crash.

McDonald is scheduled to appear in court December 2.

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