Man charged after hit-and-run accident

MANSFIELD – David L. Rudinski, 61, of 604 Mann Creek Road was charged with leaving the scene of an accident that caused death or injury by state police after he allegedly fled the scene following an accident that injured his passenger in August.

According to documents filed at District Judge James Carlson’s office, Rudinski crashed his Ford Ranger at Bucktail Road in Richmond Township on Aug. 27 and then left the scene.

The accident threw both Rudinski and his passenger, Leo Campbell, into the windshield of the truck, and Campbell had to be airlifted to Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, for treatment of his injuries.

He was issued a summons for a Dec. 18 preliminary hearing.