DUI Crash Investigated
Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg were dispatched to a crash involving driving under the influence last Tuesday evening.
Police reports indicate 46- year-old Warfordsburg area resident Franklin L. Utermoehlen III was travelling northbound on Stoneybreak Road at 8:45 p.m. when he travelled into the oncoming lane of traffic. A southbound 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt driven by Brittany N. Mills, 21, of Hancock, Md., swerved to avoid a collision, state police said. Meanwhile, Utermoehlen swerved in an attempt to get his 1993 Dodge Shadow back into the northbound lane. Mills’ car struck the front of Utermoehlen’s vehicle.
Utermoehlen was wearing a seat belt and suffered major injuries. Mills was not wearing a seat belt and escaped harm, while her passenger 19-year-old Josh K. Schriever, also of Warfordsburg, suffered major injuries as well. It is unknown if Schriever was using a seat belt.