Driver falls asleep, crashes vehicle
Travis L. Erdman, 18, of Elizabethville, Dauphin County, escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash at 5:25 a.m. Jan. 24 on Route 209 in Porter Township.
State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks said he was driving a 1999 Saturn SC1 eastbound on the roadway when he fell asleep. The vehicle drifted off the roadway at the intersection with Tremont Road and struck a stop sign before travelling up an embankment where it came to rest.
Pollice said the vehicle was disabled and required towing from the scene.
Police said Erdman will be cited for causing the crash.