Troopers Charge Newtown Man in DUI Crash

State Police responded to the scene of an accident in Hulmeville and found the driver to be under the influence.


The following arrest information was provided by the Pennsylvania State Police Trevose station. It does not imply conviction.

Trevose troopers arrested an allegedly drunk driver after a car crash in Bucks County.

On Aug. 21 at 5:53 p.m., responded to the scene of a two-vehicle collision on S. Bellevue Avenue in Hulmeville.

Police said a vehicle driven by James C. Merrill, 39, of Newtown, struck another vehicle driven by a 31-year-old woman from Bensalem.

No serious injuries were reported.

Upon investigation, Merrill was found to be intoxicated. He was arrested for DUI and the traffic violations related to the crash.

Merrill was given a blood test, processed and released. He faces charges in district court.

Trooper Deepak Gupta investigated the incident.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »