The Seneca County Sheriff’s office reports that on December 4th, 2020 at about 5:20 PM, Seneca County Deputies responded to a two car MVA at the intersection of Rt 5 and Rt 89 in the Town of Tyre. Deputies report a vehicle driven by James Savarese age 50 of Fall St Seneca Falls was stopped at the light when he was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Paul F. Carissimi, Age 61, of 108 Cayuga Street Seneca Falls NY. Upon further investigation, Deputies determined Carissimi to be intoxicated , and he was was charged with following too closely (Violation), DWI, and Aggravated DWI with a BAC over .18% or more . Carissimi was issued appearance tickets and is to appear in the Town of Tyre at a later date to answer the charges. Deputies were assisted by the Seneca Falls Police Department .