Car hits tree

ELDRED TOWNSHIP - Sandra L. Buffington, 50, of Valley View, was transported by AREA Services Ambulance to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville after being injured Friday when her car crashed into a tree at the intersection of Helfenstein Road and Creek Road in this Schuylkill County township.

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported Buffington was driving a 2005 Ford Mustang west on Helfenstein Road at 5:50 p.m. when, for an unknown reason, her auto traveled across the oncoming lane, exited the road and crashed head-on into a tree.

Buffington was listed Saturday in fair condition, according to a nursing supervisor at Geisinger.

She was cited for failure to drive in a single lane.

Assisting police and ambulance personnel at the scene were firefighters from Pitman and Hegins.