Two from area in­volved in crash

The Hazleton Standard-Speaker - - LOCAL -

Two people from Shenan­doah were in­volved in a three-ve­hi­cle crash Mon­day in North Manheim Twp., Schuylkill County.

State po­lice at Schuylkill Haven said Elaine M. Clews, 66, Port Car­bon, was trav­el­ing north in the left lane of Route 61 and didn’t no­tice stopped traf­fic ahead of her. Her ve­hi­cle crashed into a ve­hi­cle op­er­ated by Ben­jamin Rivera, 46, Pottsville. Rivera’s ve­hi­cle then hit a ve­hi­cle op­er­ated by Joshua A. Zelin­sky, 18, Port Car­bon, troop­ers wrote.

Rivera’s pas­sen­gers were San­dra M. Lara, 49, and a 16-year-old girl, both from Shenan­doah. The teenager sus­tained a pos­si­ble in­jury but no other in­juries were re­ported, troop­ers said.

Traf­fic in the area was de­toured un­til the ve­hi­cles were towed.

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