Driver Charged with DUI After Wrong-way Crash in the Poconos

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A driver is facing DUI charges after a wrong-way crash in the Poconos.

State police say the driver was traveling south in the northbound lanes of Route 33 near Bartonsville just after 6 p.m. Wednesday. He hit another vehicle. Both drivers were taken to the hospital.

A third vehicle was hit in the aftermath.

Troopers charged the driver, a 68-year-old man from Brodheadsville, with driving under the influence. His name has not been released.

2 comments

  • Rusty Knyffe

    Folks, it’s this simple: drink and drive, and it should be a charge of attempted homicide. Remember the Taconic Parkway tragedy? This happens all too often, and these drunks don’t care whether or not they’re putting the lives of complete strangers in jeopardy.

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