Woman behind drunken driving accident gets 3 years in prison

A woman from Trumbull received three years in prison for a drunken driving accident that severely injured a DOT worker on the Merritt Parkway. The

Police say Denisse Garcia, 25, of Trumbull, hit a DOT worker while he was setting up traffic cones after an accident near the Sikorsky Bridge last year.

Police say Denisse Garcia, 25, of Trumbull, hit a DOT worker while he was setting up traffic cones after an accident near the Sikorsky Bridge last year. (5/20/16)

TRUMBULL - A woman from Trumbull received three years in prison for a drunken driving accident that severely injured a DOT worker on the Merritt Parkway.

The judge sentenced 25-year-old Denisse Garcia on Thursday.

Police say Garcia hit Kevin Holloran while he was setting up traffic cones after an accident near the Sikorsky Bridge last year.

Reports say Hollaran was left with permanent brain damage.

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