Police: Truck Driver Drunk, Changing Pants Before Tractor Trailer Rollover

Police say Allen R. Johnson Sr of Meriden, Connecticut was five times over the legal limit, and changing his pants, before his vehicle rolled over.

Vermont State Police say a man was drunkenly changing his clothes before his tractor trailer rolled over while driving on the highway Wednesday morning.

Allen R. Johnson Sr of Meriden, Connecticut was driving on Interstate 89 northbound in Williston, Vermont when his vehicle rolled over around 9:30 a.m. that morning, according to police.

Police investigation revealed that Johnson Sr was standing in his driver’s seat and trying to change his pants while driving 63 mph. He also failed a sobriety test after a breath test showed .209% BAC, which is five times the legal limit for driving on a public highway.

Johnson was taken to University of Vermont Medical Center for minor injuries.

The driver was released and is scheduled to appear in Chittenden County Criminal Court on November 22 for the charges of driving under the influence while operating a commercial motor vehicle and negligent operation.

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