A 33-year-old Allentown man has been charged with DUI following an accident which Lower Saucon Township police say he allegedly caused last weekend.
In a post on their Crimewatch site Friday, police said Rudy Anadiel Carias Cruz was also allegedly driving without a license when the accident occurred in the 1300 block of Seidersville Road at about 8:20 p.m. Sunday.
Police said Carias Cruz allegedly failed field sobriety tests administered at the accident scene and was then taken to St. Luke’s Hospital-Bethlehem to have blood drawn.
According to police, he is also charged with reckless driving as a result of the accident.
Court documents indicate that Carias Cruz was committed to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $50,000 straight bail following a preliminary arraignment before District Judge Alicia Zito that was held Monday morning.
A preliminary hearing in his case is scheduled to be held Monday, Feb. 3 at 9 a.m. before District Judge Alan Mege at District Court o3-2-04 in Lower Saucon Township.
Note: Individuals charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty. This story was compiled using information from police and public court documents.