New Castle Man Charged with DUI After Accident on I-79 Earlier This Year

(Portersville, Pa.) Pa State Police in Butler are reporting that they have charged a New Castle Man with DUI involving a crash after an accident that we first told you about earlier this month in which 60-year-old Andrew Smith crashed his vehicle into the median of Interstate 79 at mile marker 94.8 near the Portersville exit. Smith was traveling north bound when he crashed his 2007 Lexus RX350 and was trapped in the vehicle and had to be rescued by emergency personnel and flown to Allegheny General Hospital. During the investigation it was suspected that Smith was driving under the influence of alcohol and he was subsequently charged with dui.