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Nov 29

Juvenile Driver Arrested for DUI after Hit and Run Crash

November 29, 2013
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Arrested:
Juvenile, 16
Mechanicsburg, PA

Charges:
Driving under the influence of a controlled substance
Driving vehicle at safe speed
Accidents involving damage to unattended vehicle or property

On November 27, 2013 at approximately 8:25 PM, Upper Allen Police responded to a hit and run crash in the 1700 block of North Meadow Drive. The striking vehicle fled the scene and was located by police several blocks away. The 16 year old juvenile driver admitted to having been driving at a high rate of speed, causing the vehicle to strike a curb which caused property damage and disabling damage to the vehicle. The driver displayed signs of driving under the influence of a controlled substance and was arrested at the scene. Charges will be filed through the Cumberland County Juvenile Probation Department.