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A single vehicle accident in Wicomico County Wednesday night led to the arrest of 31-year-old Elijah Lewis of Delmar, charged on DUI and negligent driving charges.

Lewis crashed his vehicle at Brown Road north of Zion Road in Parsons. Authorities say his Ford pickup truck smelled of alcohol. State Troopers tell WGMD the suspect’s vehicle was in a ditch when they discovered it. They also found a beer bottle in the truck’s door pocket that had spilled some beer on the driver’s side floorboard.

Police say Lewis failed a sobriety test, and was charged with driving under the influence, negligent driving as well as consuming an alcoholic beverage while operating a motor vehicle.