Man Arrested In DUI Hit-And-Run
A 35-year-old McConnellsburg man was arrested in connection with a hit-andrun collision that also involved driving under the influence on Thursday, October 21.
According to state police, Matthew Kelly was allegedly driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and struck a legally parked car on East Maple Street near the intersection of Seventh Street. Kelly reportedly fled the scene at 1:20 a.m. without leaving notification. However, the sound of the impact woke residents, who alerted troopers.
The troopers, reports indicate, followed a trail of leaking engine fluids approximately one-quarter mile to the home of Kelly’s grandmother. Kelly suffered minor injuries in the accident. He was not wearing a seat belt.