Lawmaker Admits To Careless Driving

Posted: 2:36 PM EDT Aug 25, 2011   Updated: 5:40 AM EST Nov 18, 2010

A local state representative has admitted fault for causing a fender-bender in Bethlehem.

Lehigh Valley Democrat Joe Brennan has pleaded guilty to careless driving.

Police said Brennan was driving a state-owned car when he rear-ended another car on East Third Street earlier this month.

Two people suffered minor injuries in the four car fender-bender.

Brennan initially denied he was involved and then told police he never denied his involvement.