State Police at Carlisle said a man from Lower Mifflin Township injured another driver in a two-vehicle crash on May 9, then took the alleged victim's phone in an attempt to keep her from calling police.
Joshua William Jones, 36, was driving on Center Road near Doubling Gap Road in Lower Mifflin Township at 9:52 p.m. when he hit another vehicle, police said Saturday.
After the 18-year-old driver of the other vehicle called her mother, Jones took her phone, police said. He told the teenager that he was drunk and asked her not to contact police.
When the victim's mother arrived, Jones fled on foot, police said.
The 18-year-old was taken to a local hospital for a separated shoulder and whiplash.
Jones was charged with intimidating a witness or victim, obstructing administration of law or other government function, harassment and summary traffic violations, according to court documents. He posted $10,000 bail.
A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. July 16 in front of magisterial district judge Vivian Cohick.