Man charged in fatal DUI accident waives prelim

Local News

A man charged in a fatal DUI accident waives his right to a preliminary hearing.  

William Kolakowski appeared in East Springfield District Court this morning.  Investigators say he was driving in the wrong direction for at least two miles when he struck and killed Nicholas Matt.  The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The accident took place in December of 2017 on State Route 20 in Springfield Township.

Kolakowski will now face trial on several charges including homicide by vehicle, DUI, and involuntary manslaughter.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Events Calendar