Sandy Township, PA – Route 255, from its intersection with Division Street all the way to The Commons Plaza in DuBois, was shut down for about two hours on Friday after a high-speed chase caused a crash.
It started around 11:30 Friday morning when State Police in DuBois saw a gold GMC Envoy pulling a U-Haul trailer going 78 mph in a 70 mph zone on Interstate 80.
Police attempted to pull the vehicle over, but the driver, Michael David Myers from DuBois, fled at a high rate of speed and used exit 101 to come into the DuBois area.
The vehicle sped down Route 255 toward DuBois, then turned onto Midway Drive and fled through the Lowe’s parking lot, then back onto Route 255.
Myers struck a curb and lost the U-Haul trailer.
He then lost control at the intersection with Industrial Drive, striking a minivan with two adults and three children.
Myers was then captured and taken into custody.
Police do not specifically say in the police report why Myers might have fled instead of pulling over, but DUI is listed under the “nature of incident” segment of the report.
No injuries were reported by anyone involved.
Click Here to read the online police report.