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Schuylkill crash probed Sunday

Published September 14. 2010 05:00PM

No one was injured in a one vehicle crash that occurred about 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 12, along SR1013 in Ryan Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said John J. Benitez, 18, of Hazleton, was driving a 1999 Dodge Caravan southbound and rounding a left curve when he became distracted looking at the radio. The car went onto the berm and drove over large rocks causing damage to the undercarriage. Benitez had a 16-year-old male passenger from McAdoo with him.

Troopers cited Benitez for not wearing a seat belt and careless driving.

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