A New Jersey driver is facing charges following a one-vehicle crash that occurred about 1:54 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, along SR61 in West Brunswick Township, Schuylkill County.
State police at Schuylkill Haven said Elijah R. James, 22, of Edison, N.J., was driving a 1999 Ford Crown Victoria northbound when he fell asleep. The car drifted off the road and struck the guide rail about 190 feet north of Municipal Road.
James and his passenger, Joseph C. Hinkley, 22, of Iselin, N.J., were not injured.
Troopers cited James for driving on roadways laned for traffic.