On November 19, 2018, shortly after midnight, a KTPD patrol officer responded to a single-vehicle crash in the 300 block of E. Hillendale Road. Upon arrival, the officer discovered that the vehicle operator had abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot. However, Kennett Square (Borough) PD located the operator, a short distance away, and returned him to the scene. The operator was identified as Eric ZAVALA, 26, of Houston, Texas. ZAVALA displayed clear indicators of impairment and admitted to driving and crashing the vehicle. He was arrested and charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol and other traffic related offenses.