Police: Columbia County DA Hit by Drunk Driver

Columbia County's District Attorney was involved in an accident when his car was struck by a drunk driver.

The County Sheriff's Office says it happened Monday Night on Route 66 in the Town of Ghent.

Authorities say a truck being driven by Bruce Nooney of Ghent was entering the road when it struck DA Paul Czajka's car.

The impact of the crash sent his car across both lanes of the road and into a rock wall.

Czajka had shoulder pain but was not taken to the hospital.

Nooney suffered neck and back pain. He now faces charges including Felony DWI.

Photo: Paul Czajka's Facebook Page

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