Crashes

Hunter D. Thompson, 21, of Knoxville, escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash on Route 15, Lawrence Township Sept. 2. Thompson was traveling north in a 2005 Saab in hard rain when he lost control due to lack of traction and speed. The vehicle began to rotate in a full circle causing it to travel off the eastern edge of the northbound lane and hit the guide rail. The car continued to rotate tearing off the front bumper when it hit the guide rail a second time. Thompson was cited for speeding.

Belinda J. Root, 57, of Elkland, escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash on Route 49, Lawrence Township, Sept. 12. Root was traveling east in a 2016 Chevy Impala when a sudden downpour created standing water in the road causing her to lose control of the car. She drove off the road and hit a ditch causing disabling damage to the vehicle. She was wearing a seat belt.

Grant W. Weber, 52, of Glenville, escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash on Route 15, Richmond Township Sept. 12. Weber was traveling south in a 2017 Ford Taurus when the vehicle hydroplaned into the left lane of travel and off the roadway. The car hit the guide rails and re-entered the southbound lanes of travel, before coming to rest. Both lanes of travel remained open. He was wearing a seat belt.

Ajay Subba, 18, of West Henrietta, N.Y., escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash on Route 15, Bloss Township, Sept. 15. Subba was traveling north in a 2012 Chevy Sonic, driving through dense fog, when he entered a curve in the roadway and drove off the left side of the road, hitting the guide rail. The car then spun in the roadway and came to rest in the right lane, causing disabling damage to the vehicle. He was wearing a seat belt. He was cited for speeding.

An unnamed driver escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash on Route 359, Westfield Township Sept. 4. The 1990 Chevy Silverado pick-up truck was traveling north when they noticed a vehicle stopped in the northbound lane half in the right shoulder. They attempted to stop the truck and swerved off the east side of the road, hitting a pole of a driveway gate. The operator was cited for speeding and failing to drive on roadways laned for traffic. No injuries were reported.

Garrett J. Aiken, 27, of Corning, N.Y., escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash on route 660, Delmar Township. Aiken was traveling east in a 2005 Pontiac G6 when he drove onto the south side of the roadway on a hard left curve. He oversteered, causing the car to slide sideways as it drove across both lanes of travel and hit an embankment, causing it to roll over. The car came to rest on its wheels in the eastbound lane. He was wearing a seat belt and was cited for failing to drive on roadways laned for travel.

Tyler J. Chamberlain, 23, of Wellsboro, escaped injury in a two-vehicle crash near the intersection with Aces and Eights traffic light on Main Street, Richmond Township Sept. 12. Chamberlain was traveling in a 1985 Chevy LLV when the crash with a 2013 Ford Focus operated by Santa B. Newman, 74, of Elkland occurred. Neither driver was injured in the crash and both drivers as well as a passenger in Chamberlain’s car, Charles E. Dincher, 78, of Mansfield were all wearing seat belts. Future information about the crash was not available.

A two-vehicle crash on Route 660, Richmond Township Aug. 28 resulted in no injuries. The un-named operator of a 2017 Ford Edge turned in front of a 2002 Subaru Outback from Mudge Road onto Route 660, causing the crash. The Outback drove off the road to avoid the collision, and hit a guide rail, damaging it, then came to rest in a field. Both drivers were able to drive their vehicles from the scene. The driver of the Edge was cited for failing to use a turning signal and turning in front of oncoming traffic.

A.J.’S Power Equipment, South Main Street, Richmond Township, reported that two 2020 Canam SSV Maverick Turbos were stolen on Sept. 14. The suspects tampered with the vechicles and drove them to a parked trailer along the southbound on-ramp where they fled the area. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police.