Hellertown Police say Cesario Branco, 82, of the borough, left the scene of a Dec. 16 accident he allegedly caused in the 1700 block of Main Street.
A Hellertown man is accused of driving the wrong way on Main Street and causing a head-on collision, before allegedly leaving the scene of the accident. According to Hellertown Police, Cesario D. Branco Jr., 82, of the 1500 block of Clauser Street, was driving in the 1700 block of Main Street at 12:09pm on Dec. 16, 2012 when he "struck an oncoming vehicle while traveling the opposite direction in the travel lane." In a press release about the incident, police said they identified Branco through an investigation. They identified the driver of the other vehicle as a female Stroudsburg resident. Police said the accident occurred at a low rate of speed and resulted in vehicle damage but no injuries. Police said Branco has been charged with …
Thomas J. Frezza, of Upper Nazareth Township, pleaded guilty to homicide by vehicle and drunken driving in Northampton County Court Monday.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, March 5, 2012
The Upper Nazareth man who authorities said caused an accident that killed a Russian friend and co-worker pleaded guilty to homicide by vehicle and drunken driving in Northampton County Court Monday, the Morning Call has reported. In court, Thomas J. Frezza, 21, reportedly admitted to leaving a July 2011 Bethlehem party at which he drank heavily, although he said he can't remember leaving or driving up an exit ramp to Route 412 in order to enter I-78. Minutes after entering the highway, Frezza's vehicle collided with a tractor trailer in Lower Saucon Township, killing his passenger, Evgeny Vinogradov, 21. Frezza was sentenced by Judge Edward Smith to two-and-a-half to five years in jail as part of a plea agreement, the Morning Call article…