2011-03-10 / Police Reports

Hit-And-Run Leads To DUI Charges

A hit-and-run accident involving three vehicles along Covalt Road in Thompson Township has led to pending charges of driving under the influence.

According to state police reports, 26-year- old Warfordsburg area resident Steven C. Carnell crashed into the front right bumper of a 1989 Nissan on Saturday, March 5. Following the initial impact at 2:58 p.m., Carnell’s 1999 Oldsmobile allegedly struck the left rear bumper of a 1991 Nissan.

Carnell is accused by state police of fleeing the scene. He was found a short distance away along Covalt Road. Carnell was not injured during the crash.

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