On April 09, Falls Township Police responded to a hit and run accident that occurred at US Route 1 South at Stony Hill Road. The victim sustained minor injuries in the accident. The driver of the striking vehicle fled the scene and drove to a shopping center in Lower Makefield Township. Police spoke with an eyewitness who observed the driver of the vehicle get out of vehicle and provided police a description. A Falls Township K-9 tracked from the vehicle to the suspect who then admitted he had been in an accident and left the scene.
The driver was transported to Falls Township Police Headquarters where he consented to chemical testing of his blood. At the time of the crash the driver was operating under the influence of alcohol to a degree that rendered him in capable of safe driving. The driver was also operating on a suspended license.