Prosecutors: Bethlehem firefighter was in crash that injured 2, together with metropolis's HR director; went to union corridor to drink afterwards

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Lehigh County prosecutors filed costs Monday towards Bethlehem fireman Bryan Bokan.

He’s charged with accident involving harm, reckless endangerment, and failing to cease and render assist.

This for an April 18 off-duty crash that injured two folks on Route 378. One suffered head and neck accidents; the opposite, the town’s HR director, suffered reasonable again and hip accidents.

Police say the 44-year-old’s automobile was discovered a number of hours later, closely broken, parked in entrance of Bethlehem’s firemen’s union workplaces.

The affidavit of possible trigger says Bokan was intoxicated when he turned himself into police shortly after, saying he slammed into the again of a automobile when it hit its brakes. He by no means stated why he left the scene, however did admit to mixing three drinks on the union corridor.

He isn’t charged with a DUI. Police say an excessive amount of time elapsed between the accident and when he turned himself in to find out if he was drunk on the time of the crash.

Bethlehem’s solicitor stated the town is conscious of the case however cannot touch upon personnel issues.

Bokan is due in courtroom June 8.

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