Interstate crash caused by truck driver on drugs, police say

A Binghamton man is facing charges resulting from a tractor-trailer crash on I-81 on Monday just after 6 a.m. 36-year-old Jeremy Austin was arrested and charged after police say he was on drugs as he drove a 2012 Freightliner tractor-trailer northbound on I-81, drifted off the interstate, through a large median and into the southbound lanes where he crashed into another tractor-trailer. He’s charged with felony assault and misdemeanor drug charges.