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Schuylkill crash

Published August 23. 2013 05:05PM

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating a one-vehicle crash about 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21, along SR443 (Suedberg Road) in Pine Grove Township, Schuylkill County.

Troopers said Michael D. Watkins, 56, of Jackson, Miss., was driving a 2009 Freightliner tractor with trailer eastbound when he realized he was traveling in the wrong direction.

Watkins attempted to turn around in a stone parking lot area of 113 Suedberg Road. As he attempted to turn around the trailer portion struck a garage located on the property. Watkins then left the area and failed to notify police.

He was later located and will be charged with accident scene clearance.

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