By: Don Shaw email: don.shaw@pennsylvaniachronicle.com (570) 543-2961

Police: 57 year old Richard Squashic crashes into pole, takes off, gets arrested for DUI

Police: 57 year old Richard Squashic crashes into pole, takes off, gets arrested for DUI

Harrisburg, PA

On September 14th, 2019, Swatara Township Police were dispatched to 3700 Block of Derry Street for a single vehicle hit-and-run crash.  Witnesses told police they observed a vehicle driving half-way into the other lane of travel and then swerve off the roadway into the grass area and strike a PP&L utility pole.  The driver then drove from the scene.

Officers sat they found the vehicle and driver  in the 3600 Block of Derry Street.  The driver, 57 year old Richard Squashic was arrested for driving under the influence and Accidents involving damage to unattended vehicle or property.