Five hurt in two-car collision
BEECH CREEK - Five people, including three children, suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash on Eagle Valley Drive in Beech Creek Township about 12:25 p.m. Monday, state police at Lamar said.
Police said Patricia Singer of Haagen Lane, Beech Creek, was driving south on Route 150 and Wilma Baney of Geise Lane, Lock Haven, was in the southbound lane with her turn signal on, when Singer's vehicle struck the rear of Baney's vehicle, causing Baney's vehicle to flip onto its roof.
Beech Creek Fire Co. and Beech Creek, Flemington and Lock Haven ambulance services responded.
The drivers and three passengers in Baney's vehicle - ages 7, 12 and an infant - were taken to Lock Haven Hospital for treatment, police said.
Truck damages parked cars
LOCK HAVEN - A garbage truck was involved in a crash that damaged three parked cars Friday at 7:41 a.m., city police said.
Police said Love Disposal Inc. employees Darwin Schlesinger and Wesley Bonner, both of Lock Haven, emptied a Dumpster into the truck at Evergreen Commons, unlocked the cable and drove off.
Shortly thereafter, police said, they heard the sound of some sort of collision.
Police said the workers apparently failed to unlock a lock bar on the right side of the truck.
Police said the workers pulled the Dumpster behind them until it came loose and damaged cars owned by Selma Robinson of Lansdale and Christie Nauman and Josh Szelong, no addresses available.
Crash results in one injury
LOCK HAVEN - A pedestrian either jumped through the window - or was dragged through it, during an accident Sunday, city police said.
In either case, a fight occurred and the man suffered minor injuries when his legs were pinned between vehicles in the 9:06 p.m. crash, city police said.
Police also said they were unable to determine the facts of the accident, given that two widely varying stories were told.
Lynn Rote, 311 Huston St., Lock Haven, said Joe Newman of Lock Haven busted through the side window of his vehicle and punched him in the face. His passenger, Adam Weaver, put the car in gear.
The crash occurred, they said, when Newman jerked the wheel.
The Rote vehicle ran into a parked cars owned by Luther Cozzi, 129 N. Jones St., and Leah Sieber, 367 E. Mark St., police said.
Newman, however, said he walked up to the car while both doors were open and leaned over to talk to Rote, who grabbed him by the shirt, pulled him partially in and accelerated.
$3,500 in cash reported lost
MILL HALL - A Cammal man reported he lost $3,500 Friday afternoon in Wal-Mart, 167 Hogan Blvd, Bald Eagle Township, state police at Lamar said.
Police said Michael Edward Westphal, 46, went back to look for the money, but it was gone.
Anyone with information is asked to contact state police, 726-6000.
Assault at Rockview
STATE COLLEGE - A 49-year-old inmate at the State Correctional Institution at Rockview spat in the face of a state correctional psychologist who was trying to interview him, according to state police at Rockview.
The psychologist was standing in front of the inmate's cell door, police stated, at 10:40 a.m. Thursday when the attack took place.
Criminal charges will be filed, according to police.
HOWARD - Leroy Rupert, 67, of Howard, was cited for harassment Sunday at 3 p.m. on Chestnut Street in Walker Township, state police at Rockview said.
Police said Rupert screamed obscenities at Charles Johnson, 60, of Howard.
Trailer spills contents
LOGANTON -A two-rig crash occurred between tractor-trailers on Interstate 80 in Greene Township last week, state police at Lamar said.
Police said Hamidu Jallow of Piscataway, N.J., was driving his FedEx 2001 Volvo truck tractor and double trailer and negotiating a turn when he attempted to pass a Smith Transport Inc. Peterbilt rig operated by Daniel Girouard of Hope Valley, R.I.
It was snowing and the road was extremely icy, police said, when Jalloh's second trailer lost traction, traveled to the right and struck the left rear of Girouard's trailer.
Jalloh's trailer traveled back to the left and severed in half, dumping the contents onto the road.
There were no injuries, police said.
Car rolls onto roof
LOGANTON - William E. Myers, 876 Rauchtown Road, Loganton, rolled his Jeep Liberty onto its roof in a crash Sunday at 8:20 a.m. on Interstate 80, state police at Lamar said.
Police said Myers was driving on the icy roadway when his SUV skidded off the left berm, crashed into an embankment and rolled over.
No injuries were reported.
FLEMINGTON - Heather Katherine Smith-Roy, 25, of 315 Main St., Mill Hall, suffered minor injuries in a crash Sunday on High Street, state police at Lamar said.
Police said Smith-Roy was driving her 1994 Ford Explorer north when the SUV skidded on an icy road and crashed into a rock wall before coming to rest facing east.
Smith-Roy was treated at Lock Haven Hospital. Her SUV sustained minor damage, police said.
Vehicles collide in Porter
LAMAR - Two vehicles collided on Route 64 in Porter Township on Sunday at 10:55 p.m., state police at Lamar said.
Police said Sandra J. Englert, 61, of 120 Pine St., Howard, was driving south and Richard Allan Byrd, 48, of Pope, Ark., was making a left-hand turn to enter the eastbound ramp of Interstate 80, when Englert's Mazda B2000 skidded on the icy road and crashed into Byrd's Kenworth truck-tractor.
Englert was treated for injuries at Lock Haven Hospital.