Schuylkill driver facing charges
A Schuylkill County driver is facing charges, including driving under the influence (DUI) and fleeing the scene of an accident.
State police at Frackville identified the suspect as Kristopher See, 20, of New Philadelphia.
According to troopers about 4 a.m. See was operating a 2007 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck along Pine St., in Blythe Township, northbound when he struck the rear of a Ford F150 pickup truck that was parked along the east side of the road.
After impacdt See fled the scene. He was found about 6:43 a.m. along SR209, about a mile west of Tamaqua, in Walker Township. He was found to be under the influence and transported to the Schuylkill Medical Center-S. Jackson St., Pottsville, for a blood test.
He is facing charges of careless driving and accidents involving damage to unattended vehicle and property. The DUI charge is pending the test results.