Man Arrested After Friday Morning Accident
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on October 22, 2013 @ 7:04PM
Created on October 18, 2013 @ 8:27AM
Suspect: James Gerlach
A man was flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital Friday morning, after he was hit by a car in Doddridge County. He's now in critical condition.
Deputies say a tractor trailer was broken down on the side of Route 50, between Toll Gate and Greenwood. People were apparently helping with the tractor trailer when one of them was hit.
James Gerlach, 29, was named as the driver who apparently hit the bystander. Police say alcohol was a factor in the accident. Gerlach was arrested and charged with DUI causing personal injury.
According to court documents, Gerlach’s bond was set at $5,000.
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