Skip to main content

Both drivers in crash facing DUI

Published August 04. 2010 05:00PM

Both drivers involved in a crash in Monroe County are facing driving under the influence (DUI) charges. Pocono Mountain Regional police said the crash occurred about 1:20 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 1, at the intersection of SR611 and SR940 - the Five Points in Mt. Pocono.

Police said Kerry Watson, 62, of Harrisburg, was driving a Ford truck southbound on 611 and ran a red light at the intersection. His truck struck a Honda driven by Lisandro Hernandez, 23, of Blakely, Lackawanna County. Hernandez was turning onto 940 from SR196.

Both drivers were found to be under the influence. Watson failed field sobriety tests, police said. Hernandez was injured and taken to the Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg. The DUI charges against both men is pending blood test results, police added.

Classified Ads

Event Calendar


October 2017


Upcoming Events

Twitter Feed


Bombers get creative with parade floats

40.8014826, -75.6101867

Some of Palmerton’...

Man faces charges for shooting his dog

40.8014826, -75.6101867

Charges have been...

Extension hosts annual dinner

40.7986942, -75.8104747

The Carbon County Ex...

Reader Photo Galleries