Deputies Believe Drugs May Have Been A Factor In Floyd Crash
The Oneida County Sheriff's Office is investigating a two-vehicle crash in the Town of Floyd. Deputies believe drugs may have been a factor.
According to the Sheriff's Office, road patrol deputies arrived on the scene on Soule Road at approximately 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
An investigation revealed 38-year-old Joshua Bach of Rome was operating his gray Dodge Ram North on Soule, when he crossed the center line and struck a Gray Chevy Aveo traveling south, driven by 35-year-old DJ Roberts of Rome.
Roberts was transported to Rome Memorial Hospital to be evaluated for minor injuries and Bach was evaluated at the scene and was uninjured.
The Sheriff's Office DWI Unit was called to the scene for further investigation regarding the incident. The DWI Unit ran several tests and determined Bach was driving while ability impaired by drugs.
Bach was also issued several traffic tickets for failure to keep right and driving while using an electronic hand held device.