Driver is cited for role in accident
Jeffrey B. Shadle, 52, of Norristown, was cited by state police at the Fogelsville barracks for failure to drive at a safe speed after a one-vehicle accident at 4:28 p.m. Feb. 2 on Route 309 in Lynn Township.
Police said he was driving a 2000 Ford Ranger southbound on Rt. 309 in the area of Rt. 143 when the vehicle exited the right side of the road and struck a utility pole. It rotated about 90 degrees clockwise and came to final rest on the shoulder of the roadway.
Police said Shadle received an EMS transport to the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, although the police report indicated he was not injured.