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Alcohol suspected in crash in Spring Valley

Posted by wlpo on May 10, 2010

Drunken driving is suspected in crash that shut down a stretch of Route 89 in Spring Valley.

Police say Matthew Taliani of Spring Valley was heading north near the Walmart Distribution Center Saturday night when he hit an oncoming pick-up truck.

Taliani had to be extricated from his car before being taken to St. Margaret’s Hospital.  His condition wasn’t known.

The man driving the pickup, Larry Bickett of Spring Valley was also taken to the hospital.  He was treated and released.  Two men with him weren’t hurt.

Taliani was arrested for DUI and improper lane usage.

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