An early morning car accident in Frankford yesterday caused road closures due to down electrical lines. Now the driver responsible faces DUI charges.
Around 5 a.m., 48-year-old Francis Kochmer rear-ended another vehicle with his car, sending the other car into a utility pole at Frankford and Torresdale avenues. Kochmer, of the 800-block of Brighton Street, was treated for minor injuries at Hahnemann, and no other injuries were reported.
Kochmer now faces DUI charges for the accident.