Skooter reporting 07/16/12
A purportedly mess upcrashed his car into a light pole, resulted to his arrest in the Hamptons this morning, police said.
The New York Knicks, recently signed up Kidd, 39, as an apparent replacement for popular point guard Jeremy Lin, was taken to Southampton Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries from the Cobb Road smash up, police said. He was then brought to Southampton Justice Court where the NBA great was charged with DWI, police said. He was then released from court on his own recognizance, officials said.
Kidd was alone inside his 2010 Cadillac Escalade when he crashed at 1:56 a.m., police said.
Before the crash, Kidd was seen partying at an East Hampton charity function. He was with his model wife Porschia Coleman and cross-town Nets Joe Johnson at Ne-Yo’s Compound Foundation event “Fostering A Legacy.” After the party, he and his wife went to a nearby club SL East, where Kidd was spotted acting drunk.