Abington Police last week arrested a Philadelphia man after he allegedly crashed into another vehicle on Huntingdon Pike and fled.
According to police, Alexandro Charles, 21, of Tustin Street, was driving southbound on Huntingdon Pike on July 11 at about 2:15 p.m. when he rear-ended another vehicle that was attempting to turn left into the Giant Foods parking lot. Charles immediately fled the scene but the driver of the other vehicle was able to write down the striking vehicle’s tag number, police said.
After the crash, the owner of the vehicle that was rear-ended filed an insurance claim with Geico; the owner of the striking vehicle also filed an insurance claim … with Geico on July 11, according to the report.
According to police, the insurance claim indicated that Charles was driving the striking vehicle; the owner of the striking vehicle confirmed this. Also, Charles was driving without a license, police said.
Charles will be charged with failure to notify police of an accident; careless driving; and driving without a license.