Woman charged after city crash
POTTSVILLE — Pottsville police investigated a crash that occurred in the 1400 block of West Market Street around 3 a.m. Friday.
Police said Gina Watcher, 33, of Minersville, was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt east in the left lane when she struck a 2014 Jeep Cherokee that was legally parked on the south side of the road.
The impact caused Watcher’s vehicle to overturn and come to rest on its roof blocking both lanes of travel.
As a result of the crash, police said, Watcher suffered minor injuries and was transported to a local medical facility for treatment by Schuylkill EMS.
Police said that Patrolman Michael Messner will be charging Watcher with DUI, careless driving and not driving on roadways laned for traffic.
Pottsville firefighters assisted with spilled fluids and traffic control at the scene, police said.