Police Blotter: Sunday, March 31, 2013
DERRY TOWNSHIP - A Shamokin man was uninjured in a two-vehicle crash at 11:50 a.m. Thursday in the area of Continental Boulevard, near the intersection of Washingtonville Road, Derry Township, Montour County.
State police at Milton reported a 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier, driven by Carl L. Flora, 66, of Danville, was traveling on Washingtonville Road when he allegedly failed to stop for a red light. At that time, a 2005 Chevrolet Avalanche, driven by Kevin Mains, 59, of Shamokin, traveled east through the green signal and struck the Cavalier in the right passenger side door with its front.
Flora was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of a minor injury, while Mains was not hurt. Police cited Flora for failure to obey traffic signals.
Cited for crash
CRESSONA - A Mount Carmel man was charged with various traffic offenses following a crash on Chestnut Street at its intersection with Front Street in Cressona, Schuylkill County.
State police at Schuylkill Haven report a 1995 Honda Civic, driven by Matthew J. Allen, 32, of Mount Carmel, was traveling north on Chestnut Street at approximately 3:05 p.m. Thursday when he allegedly failed to negotiate a left curve in the roadway, leaving the street and striking a traffic sign about five feet to the right of the road, knocking it over. Police said after the crash, Allen allegedly left the scene.
Police will charge Allen with driving on roadways laned for traffic and damage to unattended property or vehicle.