MVA / Agg DWI Town of Tyre

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 .