Police Release Details of Suspected DUI Hit-and-Run Crash on Route 219

BROCKWAY BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – DuBois-based State Police have released the details of a suspected DUI hit-and-run crash that caused damage to a traffic signal pole in Brockway Borough late last month.

Police say The accident happened around 10:50 p.m. on October 29, State Route 219 at its intersection with Main Street and State Route 28 in Brockway.

According to police, 66-year-old Edward H. Hau, of Brockway, was operating a 2006 Ford Mustang, attempting to make a left turn, when he failed to turn in time and struck a pole used to secure the traffic signal over the roadway, causing minor damage to the pole and significant damage to the front driver’s wheel and suspension of the vehicle.

Following the initial impact, Hau allegedly parked the vehicle in the middle of the parking lot nearby, handed the keys to a bystander that was in the lot, and walked away, police say.

No injuries were reported.

Hau has been charged with careless driving.

The crash is being investigated as a suspected DUI hit-and-run, according to police.

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