Man charged with DUI after allegedly hitting several parked cars in Elmwood Park

Elmwood Park Police had an easy time spotting an alleged drunk driver the evening of Aug. 9.

Nikolay Otachliyski, 48, of 2602 N. 74th Court, Elmwood Park was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol on the 7300 block of W. Fullerton Avenue at 11:34 p.m. Aug. 9. According to reports, he struck several parked cars.

“He turned on Fullerton from Harlem and almost whacked a squad car,” said Robert Klisz, investigations commander for the Elmwood Park police. “Then he drove up on the sidewalk.”

Otachliyski was also charged with three counts of leaving the scene of an accident and driving off the road. His next court date is Sept. 18.

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