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Man charged with DUI after crashing with daughters in car

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A man from Bridgeport is facing drunken driving charges after police say he crashed his car with his two young daughters inside.

Police responded to a crash on Friday night where they found a vehicle that had gone off the road. The vehicle's airbags had deployed.

According to police, girls ages 3 and 6 were in the rear seat without car seats. The older girl was treated at the scene for bruises.

Their father, Hector Moreno, 33, was arrested on charges including driving under the influence and risk of injury to children.

Police say he had been drinking with co-workers before picking the girls up from summer camp. Police say he had a blood-alcohol content of .12.

He is free on $25,000 bond.

The Associated Press wire services helped contribute to this report.

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