Elderly driver in Stamford crash sentenced to probation

The 93-year-old driver who crashed his car into a Stamford restaurant has been granted accelerated rehabilitation.Samuel Leighton drove into Café Oo La La on Summer

STAMFORD - The 93-year-old driver who crashed his car into a Stamford restaurant has been granted accelerated rehabilitation.

Samuel Leighton drove into Café Oo La La on Summer Street last year, hurting 10 people including a pregnant woman and a baby.

Police determined Leighton hit the gas instead of the brake.

He'll serve two years probation and will not be able to own or drive a car during that time.

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