Conn. Police Arrest Driver On Trip To Meet Beyonce

(AP) Connecticut police say a Detroit-area man was arrested after driving erratically and nearly hitting a police car, saying Beyonce was waiting to meet him. Officers say a 33-year-old Michigan man was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.

Police said he nearly hit a police car early Sunday, asked the officer for directions to Detroit, then drove over a sidewalk and grassy area.

A police spokesman said the man _ who had flowers and teddy bear in the car _ also asked if the officers were escorting him to New York City, saying the singer agreed to meet him at the George Washington Bridge.

The man was charged with reckless driving, speeding and other traffic offenses.

He is scheduled to appear Nov. 4 in Milford Superior Court.

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