FL Drunk Driver Leaves Scene of Accident But Leaves ID in Car

A Groveland Florida resident went to investigate a loud noise outside his house and he found a car had crashed into one of his trees. He also saw a man running from the scene. Police were able identify the man quickly however after finding a pay stub and a social security card in the wrecked vehicle.

Police soon caught up with Cody Dow Sullivan, who exhibited signs of inebriation, including bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and a strong odor of alcohol. Sullivan admitted to crashing into a tree while driving home from work. He also confessed to leaving the scene because he had been drinking. Sullivan failed a field sobriety test and his blood alcohol content was reportedly .166% and .168% during two different breath tests. The legal limit for drunk driving in Florida is .08%.

Sullivan, 20, was charged with driving under the influence in Florida and leaving the scene of an accident.

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