Man Who Crashed Car on Wassergass Road Had .35 BAC, Police Say

A man who allegedly crashed the car he was driving in the 2600 block of Wassergass Road the morning of March 25 has been charged with DUI and cited for traffic violations, after Lower Saucon Township Police say they determined he was heavily intoxicated at the time of the accident.

In a news release Thursday, police said Eric Scott Johnson, 46, of Hellertown, was administered coordination exercises as part of a field sobriety test following the 11:37 a.m. accident; tests he allegedly failed.

Johnson was then taken to the Bethlehem DUI Center, where police say his blood alcohol concentration (BAC) was found to be. 35 percent, or more than four times the legal limit of .08 percent.

Court records have not yet been updated to include additional information about the charges against Johnson.

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About Josh Popichak
Josh Popichak

Josh Popichak is a journalist and publisher who is passionate about providing an open online platform and advocating for independent, local news. He has covered news--first in print, later online--in the Saucon Valley area of eastern Pennsylvania since 2005. In addition to writing extensively about local issues, he uses Facebook, Instagram and other social media to help personalize and broaden awareness of topics affecting the communities he covers. He also manages the Facebook pages for several local businesses as part of his business, Saucon Source LLC. He is a 1999 graduate of Bates College, where he was a history major and arts editor for the student newspaper.

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