Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Drunk, speeding driver causes lots of damage, South Brunswick cops say

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — A 22-year-old man was charged with drunk driving after hitting two mailboxes and two utility poles before running into a house early Saturday morning.

Police said Akhil Uppuluri, of the Dayton neighborhood, was driving his 2016 Acura on New Road at more than 80 mph when he hit the curb and lost control. He crashed into the front of the house at 281 New Road before stopping in the middle of the Route 522 intersection.

New Road was closed for about two hours for clean up and investigation.

South Brunswick high speed crash
(South Brunswick Police)

Uppuluri, who police said was driving with a suspended license, was also charged with reckless driving, careless driving, failure to maintain a lane, speeding, and driving while suspended. The family member who owned the Accura was also issued a summons for allowing Uppuluri to use the car while his license was suspended.

Uppuluri was treated and released at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick.

Contact reporter Dan Alexander at

More from New Jersey 101.5:

Subscribe to New Jersey 101.5 FM on

Sign up for the Newsletter

Get the best of delivered to your inbox every day.

Best of NJ101.5

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for New Jersey Insiders quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive New Jersey Insiders contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.