Man charged in connection with sewer spill

A Wilmington man has been charged with reckless driving in connection with a sewer spill on Saturday. Dennis Earl Davis was also charged with hit and run. Police say his vehicle crashed at the pump station on Pine Grove Drive.

The collision damaged a temporary wastewater pipe which caused the 3,000 gallon sewer spill. 1,500 gallons may have ended up in Hewlett's Creek. The Northeast Interceptor force main was not involved in the accident.

Davis is out of the the New Hanover County Jail after posting bond.

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