Bedford County man arrested after trying to ‘jump’ road in Mercedes

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BEDFORD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — State police arrested a 24-year-old Imler man who allegedly tried to jump a road at a high rate of speed in his Mercedes.

According to the report, Hunter Biesinger, 24, of Imler, was traveling east on Sarah Furnace Road on July 11, just before 6 a.m. With a female passenger, Biesinger accelerated to a high rate of speed in an attempt to jump the Mercedes-Benz over Imler Valley Road.

The car became airborne and after landing and losing control, it left the roadway and struck a ditch and tree before overturning in a ditch along the side of the road.

Police report that Biesinger showed signs of impairment and after a field sobriety test, he was placed under arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol.

No injuries were reported by state troopers.

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