News Flash Home
The original item was published from 1/28/2019 1:41:11 AM to 3/12/2019 12:00:07 AM.

News Flash

Police Department

Posted on: January 28, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Vehicle Accident/DUI Arrest

On January 25, 2019 at 7:31 p.m., Hampton Township Police responded to East Elfinwild Road for a single vehicle accident. Upon their arrival, officers located a vehicle facing north in the eastbound lane of travel. They observed a damaged telephone pole that was nearly sheared in half as a result of the collision, so Duquesne Light Co. was notified of the damage. The operator and sole occupant stated that they were traveling eastbound, when they lost control of their vehicle, crossed the double yellow center line and struck the utility pole. The vehicle sustained disabling damage and was towed from the scene. The operator showed visible signs of impairment and the officer detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from their person. The operator submitted to field sobriety tests, which they were unable to complete as had been explained and demonstrated, and was subsequently placed under arrest for suspicion of DUI. 

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Police Department

Two Vehicle Accident

Posted on: May 12, 2023

Single Vehicle Accident

Posted on: May 3, 2023

Two Vehicle Accident

Posted on: April 20, 2023

Natural Gas Odor

Posted on: April 13, 2023

Auto Accident

Posted on: April 10, 2023

Hazardous Conditions

Posted on: April 3, 2023