Friday, December 22, 2017

Man Faces DUI Charges After Early Morning Crash near Shenandoah

A Shenandoah Heights man facing DUI charges after a crash that closed a highway early Friday.

According to the Shenandoah Police, the crash occurred around 12:30am, Friday, when Robert Arbushites, of Shenandoah Heights, was driving south on Route 924 just north of Shenandoah when his vehicle went off the highway and struck a tree and a sign.

Police say Arbushites was driving under the influence and fled the scene.  He was later apprehended on the Heights Hill.

Arbushites was not injured in the crash but the vehicle, a courtesy vehicle from a Sands Dealership,  required towing from the scene due to heavy damage to the front of the vehicle.

Columbia Fire and Shenandoah Ambulance assisted at the scene.