A Tamaqua driver is facing several charges after he crashed his vehicle and then fled the scene. State police at Frackville said the accident occurred about 7:45 p.m. on Nov. 21 along Pine Valley Road, in East Brunswick Township.

Troopers said Larry L. Wagner Jr., 34, was driving a 2003 Hyundai Elantra eastbound and approaching an "S" curve at a high rate of speed.

He lost control of the car went onto the berm and into a ditch in a wooded area. The car then struck a rock and overturned onto the passenger side and then struck a tree.

A further investigation revealed Wagner was the driver of the vehicle and fled the scene, troopers said. He faces several summary motor vehicle code citations, troopers added.