Potsdam man injured following two-car drunk driving accident
Monday, November 19, 2012 - 12:02 pm

POTSDAM -- A Potsdam man was injured following a two-vehicle drunk driving accident, St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies said.

Ronald C. Maroney, 62, was charged with driving while intoxicated, consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle and failure to keep right.

Deputies said Maroney was driving drunk when he failed to negotiate a curve and allegedly forced a vehicle driven by Tyler S. Klemp, of Massena, off of the road.

Deputies say the vehicles collided and Maroney's vehicle continued into a tree.

Maroney was transported to Canton-Potsdam hospital.

Klemp did not report injuries at the scene.

Klemp was issued a ticket for uninspected motor vehicle.

Deputies say further charges are pending on results from a toxicology report.

Potsdam Fire and Rescue and Norwood Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene.