Driver charged in Olney DUI crash

July 29, 2013 8:27:44 AM PDT
Police have charged a man with aggravated assault and related charges after he struck a man in the Olney section of Philadelphia.

42-year-old Robert Timms has been charged with Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Assault by Vehicle While DUI, Aggravated Assault by Vehicle, DUI, Accident Involving Death/Injury, Simple Assault and REAP.

Timms was arrested Sunday after police say the car he was driving struck a pedestrian on the 5400 block of Olney Avenue just before 2:00 a.m.

Police say the victim was hit when he stepped out of a pizza shop.

After hitting the man, authorities say Timms continued for two blocks.

He then crashed into a second vehicle.

The victim was rushed to Albert Einstein Medical Center in critical condition.

Bail was set at $475,000


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