Woman charged with DUI after striking motorcyclist

Milford police arrested a Seymour woman on Sunday, Aug. 10 for DUI after she crossed the centerline of the road at the intersection of Anderson Avenue and Chaucer Court, striking a motorcycle head on and injuring the rider.

Police, who received the complaint of a serious motor cycle accident shortly after 4:15 p.m. on Sunday, accuse Hali Bristol, 22, of Seymour of crossing the centerline of the road as she round the corner just before striking Dawn Dobbin, 46, of Derby.

Police say Dobbin sustained serious injury and was transported to Yale New Haven Hospital where she required emergency surgery. Bristol was found to be driving while intoxicated and was taken into custody. Dobbin was wearing a helmet at the time of the Accident.

The Milford Police Traffic Division is continuing the investigation into the crash.

Bristol is charged with DUI and failure to drive right. Bond was set at $2,000.