Police: Driver's Blood Alcohol Content Was .46 Percent

Hellertown Police say Matthew Snyder, 43, of West Fairmont Street, Coopersburg, was arrested for DUI following a June 7 accident on Main Street in the borough.

A Coopersburg man arrested for DUI in Hellertown was determined to have a blood alcohol content (BAC) almost six times the legal limit, borough police announced in a press release Monday.

According to the release, Matthew Snyder, 43, of the 600 block of West Fairmont Street, was arrested June 7 at 12:49pm on Main Street in front of Chevy 21 Used Cars.

Police said officers were dispatched to that area after they received a report of a motor vehicle accident.

"Upon arrival, officers investigated the accident and found the accident was caused due to...Matthew Snyder operating a vehicle while intoxicated," they added.

Snyder's BAC was determined to be .46 percent, police said.

The legal BAC limit for most Pennsylvania motorists is .08 percent.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »