A Pine Grove man was taken via helicopter Saturday afternoon after he crashed his pickup truck head-on into a tree.
State Police at Schuylkill Haven believe Brian Foster, 43, was intoxicated when his pickup smashed into a tree along Dewalt Rd. and Mountain Rd. in Washington Township.
The crash occurred at approximated 3:46 p.m. Saturday. Police believe Foster missed a slight turn in the road and veered off into a tree.
Fire officials from Friedensburg pulled an unconscious Foster from his vehicle. It’s then that police smelled alcohol on his breath.
A Pine Grove EMS crew took Foster to a landing zone to be taken to Geisinger Hospital, Danville.
Police say they plan to file DUI charges against Foster.
In other police news:
Tire Stems Cut
State Police say a 33-year-old woman from Pine Grove had the stems cut from the tires of her vehicle along Scenic View Rd. in Washington Township.
Police believe this incident occurred some time between 3-10:30 p.m. on Feb. 2.
If you have any information about this, please contact PSP-Schuylkill Haven at 570-754-4600.
Sign Stolen from Pre-school
A thief apparently took off with the sign for a Wayne Township pre-school late last month.
PSP-Schuylkill Haven reports that they’re looking for someone who allegedly stole the sign for A Step Ahead Learning Center, 768 Route 183. No one is sure in which direction the suspected thief fled with the sign.
The incident occurred sometime between 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 26 and 6:50 the next morning.
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