Monday, August 6, 2018

No Injuries Reported in Interstate 81 Crash on Monday Morning

No injuries were reported after a one vehicle crash Monday morning in Ryan Township.

According to the Pennsylvania State Police at Frackville, the crash occurred in the northbound lanes of Interstate 81 in Ryan Township near mile marker 127.3 around 10:10am..

Police say Walter Carpenter, 68, of Heathsville, VA was operating his 2008 Chevrolet Malibu traveling north on Interstate 81 and left the berm and struck loose gravel.

Carpenter lost control and struck a guard rail.  The vehicle came to a rest facing southbound against the guard rail.

Carpenter and his passenger Shirley Carpenter, 68, were both not injured and refused any medical attention.

Assisting police at the scene was the Ryan Township EMS and Klischer's Towing.