A Shelton man was charged with driving under the influence following an accident Thursday night.

Andrew Perille, 24, of Ten Coat Lane, was charged with driving under the influence and failure to drive in the proper lane.

Police were dispatched to Post Road East at Main Street to check the report of a single vehicle motor vehicle accident around 11:45 p.m.

The officer detected an alcohol odor on Perille's breath and his eyes were red and glassy, according to a police report.

Perille failed roadside sobriety tests and was taken into police custody, police said.

He was released on a promise to appear Dec. 22 in Norwalk Superior Court.