Sharon Police say driver tried to 'beat' red light in deadly crash
Sharon Police have filed charges against a Sharon man accused of causing a fatal accident while attempting to “beat” a red light.
Police say 23-year-old Michael Salsgiver Jr. was driving an Audi A4 that struck a Chevy Impala at the intersection of Connelly Boulevard and Spencer Avenue on November 5th.
The driver of the Impala, 43-year-old Michael Davies of Greenville was ejected from his car.
A passenger in Salsgiver’s car was also injured.
Both were flown by medical helicopter to hospitals for treatment of serious injuries. Davies died on December 8.
Salsgiver is charged with homicide by vehicle, two counts of aggravated assault by vehicle, failure to stop at a red light, reckless driving, and driving with a suspended license.
A judge set a $50,000 bond for Salsgiver, who remained in the Mercer County jail as of Friday.