Truck driver cited
POINT TOWNSHIP - A Canadian truck driver who survived an accident earlier this month along Route 147 that ripped the cab of a tractor-trailer to pieces and spilled dozens of bleach containers into the brush surrounding the wreckage was cited for careless driving.
Raveendranathan Nalliah, 55, of North York, Ontario, was cited by Point Township Police Chief Joshua VanKirk in connection with the April 3 accident near 14th Street that shut down traffic on parts of the highway for 11 hours.
Nalliah suffered injuries including a couple scratches and a broken leg and was flown by Life Flight helicopter to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.
The citation was filed April 4 at the office of Magisterial District Judge Michael Diehl in Milton.
Nalliah pleaded guilty to the offense April 16 and paid a fine and costs.