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Lehighton state police investigate crashes

Published October 07. 2019 05:24AM

State police at Lehighton released details on the following crashes:

• Michael P. Kehoe, 31, of Henryville, was cited after a two-vehicle crash at 10:19 a.m. Sept. 28 on Old Route 115 in Ross Township.

State police said he was driving a 2014 Dodge Challenger and was going around a left hand curve onto Old Route 115 when he entered the path of a southbound 2004 Dodge Neon driven by Grace E. Abruzzese, 19, of Effort.

Police said she attempted to avoid the Challenger but collided with it before coming to a stop in the parking lot of the Sunoco Service Station.

Police said Kehoe sustained possible injuries but did not require a medical transport. Abruzzese was not injured, and a 16-year-old girl who was a passenger in the car refused medical treatment.

• Two vehicles were damaged in a rear-end-like collision that happened at 4:08 p.m. Sept. 26 on Interchange Road in Polk Township. No one was injured.

Police said a 2005 Ford Escape that was northbound on Route 209 failed to stop and struck the 2017 Ford Transit in the rear. The Transit sustained heavy damages while the Escape received minor front-end damages, police said.

Police said the driver of the Escape was cited for driving a vehicle without an official certificate of inspection.

Police did not release names of the drivers.

• Police said a 2012 Ford Fiesta struck a deer when it entered its path at 8:01 a.m. Sept. 25 along Route 903 (at Danner Road) in Penn Forest Township.

Police said the driver was not injured and the car had damages to its front driver’s side headlight, fender and hood areas.

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