Kure Beach man arrested, facing DWI charge after injuring two pedestrians in collision, police say

Kure Beach man arrested, facing DWI charge after injuring two pedestrians in collision, police say
Alexander Edward Zielinski (Source: New Hanover County Sheriff's Office)

CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. (WECT) - A Kure Beach man has been charged with DWI after he allegedly struck two pedestrians in Carolina Beach Thursday night.

According to a news release from the Carolina Beach Police Department, the collision happened in the 200 block of Ocean Boulevard around 7:50 p.m.

Police say the two victims were taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver, 58-year-old Alexander Edward Zielinksi, was arrested at the scene and charged with driving while impaired and two counts of serious injury by motor vehicle.

He was booked in jail under a $10,000 bond.

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