Car accident

TREVORTON - Two vehicles were towed from the scene of an accident that occurred at 2:36 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Shamokin and Fourth streets, according to Zerbe Township Police Department.

Police Chief Robert John said William O. Kersetter, 83, of 2495 Route 890, Paxinos, was traveling north on Fourth Street in a 1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo when he failed to see a 2000 Honda Civic being driven on Shamokin Street by Michael Witkoskie, 28, of 325 E. Shamokin St., Trevorton.

Kerstetter pulled from the stop sign into the path of Witkoskie's vehicle, police said.

No injuries were reported.

Simple assault

ASHLAND - Two individuals were charged with simple assault following an incident at 3:15 a.m. Sunday at a residence on Fountain Street, Butler Township.

State police at Frackville said Krystle St. John, 25, of Ashland, and John Reese, 30, of Ashland, were involved in an argument that escalated to a physical altercation.

The charges were filed with Magisterial District Judge Christina Hale, of Frackville.