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Crash on I81 in Schuylkill probed

Published May 17. 2012 05:01PM

State police at Frackville investigated a one vehicle crash along Interstate 81 in Ryan Township, Schuylkill County, that occurred about 9:40 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15.

Troopers said Ryszard Rogala, 51, of Garfield, N.J., was operating a 1999 Freightliner tractor with trailer southbound when it struck a bridge abutment. After striking the abutment the rig traveled across the bridge and struck guard rails along the east berm. Troopers said the crash occurred in a construction zone.

Rogala was not injured. He was cited for careless driving.

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