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Schuylkill driver in Lehigh crash

Published January 24. 2013 05:04PM

A Schuylkill County driver was involved in a crash in Lehigh County. State police at Fogelsville said the accident occurred about 11 p.m. on Jan. 12 at the intersection of Mountain Road and SR309 in Lynn Township.

Troopers said Tina M. Muffley, 56, of New Tripoli, was driving a 1998 Ford Expedition southwest on Mountain Road, while Helmut Mueller, 67, of New Ringgold, was traveling northwest on 309 driving a 2013 Hyundai Elantra.

Troopers said the Ford struck the passenger side rear door of the Hyundai with its front end. Upon impact the Ford spun 180 degrees and came to rest in a field. After impact the Hyundai also came to rest in a field.

A passenger with Muffley, Donna M. Spengler, 57, of New Tripoli, Mueller, and his passenger, Ingrid R. Mueller, 66, same address, all sustained injuries and taken to the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, by Northwestern ambulance. Muffley was not injured.

Troopers cited Muffley for a stop sign violation.

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