Man cited after 2-vehicle crash
CRESSONA — Two people escaped injury after their vehicles collided friday afternoon in North Manheim Township, state police at Schuylkill Haven said Saturday.
the incident occurred at 3:15 p.m. on River Street, about 100 feet east of Beckville Road, police said.
Justin K. Charkaway, 25, of Cressona, was driving a 2001 Jeep Cherokee south on Beckville Road when he negotiated a right curve, traveled into the northbound lane and hit an oncoming car, police said.
The car, a 2015 Buick Encore, was driven by Anna N. Lukacz, 80, of Pottsville. The left front end of the Jeep hit the left back end of the Buick, police said.
Charkaway claimed the sun was in his eyes when he made the turn, police said. Police cited him for failing to stay in his lane.