A drunk teenager is accused of driving over double the speed limit with many children inside a small car. Two were wedged in the trunk.

On Thursday, New York State Police from Troop K announced a teen was arrested for allegedly driving over 100 miles per hour while drunk.

Drunk driver with 9 passengers, two in the trunk, stopped in New Lebanon for going over 100, NYSP


On July 23, 2023, New York State Police from the New Lebanon barracks arrested a 16-year-old for four counts of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated Leandra’s Law, a class E felony. Because of the teen's age, the teen's name wasn't released.

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While patrolling State Route 20 in the town of New Lebanon, troopers observed a 2019 Honda Civic allegedly traveling over 100 miles per hour in a 45-mile-per-hour zone.

During the traffic stop, police determined that the 16-year-old driver was under the influence of an alcoholic beverage, police say.

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The vehicle also contained nine juvenile passengers, four of which were under the age of 16, according to New York State Police.

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Two of the passengers were wedged into the trunk of the small Honda Civic, officials say.

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The unnamed driver was issued the appropriate tickets returnable to the town of New Lebanon court and all juveniles were turned over to their responsible guardians.

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