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Four persons hurt in Frailey accident

Published October 23. 2012 05:01PM

Four persons were injured, one seriously, in a two-vehicle crash at 3:47 p.m. Oct. 19 on Center Street in Frailey Township, Schuylkill County, according to state police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks.

Police said Ryan J. Donmoyer, 34, of Donaldson, the driver of one of the vehicles, sustained "major injuries" while Wayne A. Kimmel Sr., 47, and Clair W. Kimmel, 19, both also of Donaldson, and Kyle Bender, 15, of Branchdale, suffered minor injuries.

Police said the accident happened when a 1995 Chevrolet 1500 operated by Wayne Kimmel was traveling north on the roadway when it traveled into the southbound lane and struck a 1992 Jeep Comanche driven by Donmoyer. After the impact, the Jeep traveled clockwise in a southwest direction and came to rest facing southwest along the west berm. Kimmel's vehicle turned clockwise in a northwest direction and came to rest facing northwest along the southbound lane of travel and west berm.

Police were assisted at the scene by medevac 7, LifeFlight 1, PennStar 4, the Tremont EMS, West Schuylkill Advanced Life Support and Donaldson Fire Company and Fire Police.

Police said the roadway was closed for about two hours during the investigation.

Police said Kimmel will be cited for driving on roadways laned for traffic as a result of the crash.

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