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East Stroudsburg man crashes vehicle while fleeing from police, officials said

Published On: Jan 05 2013 07:02:00 AM EST


A 27-year-old East Stroudsburg man was arrested after allegedly leading police on a pursuit -- while driving under the influence of alcohol -- that ended when he crashed his vehicle.

According to state police, Sean Stjepan Sambolec was involved in a one vehicle crash on Seven Bridges Road around 2:20 a.m. Saturday. As troopers responded to the scene, Sambolec sped off in a black Honda with no headlights on.

Police conducted a short pursuit before locating the vehicle crashed at the intersection of Music Center Drive and Franklin Hill Road.


Police said Sambolec, who appeared to have minor injuries and was under the influence of alcohol, refused emergency medical services.

Charges of fleeing and eluding, DUI and related traffic summary offenses are pending, police said.