State police - crashes
State police at Lehighton reported investigating the following crashes in Monroe County.
• A one-vehicle crash was reported at 11:27 p.m. on Oct. 6 along Middle Creek Road in Polk Township.
Troopers said Brigham C. Vonstetten, 44, of Albrightsville, was operating a 2016 Lincoln-Continental MKZ and attempting to negotiate a right hand curve in the road at a high rate of speed.
Vonstetten lost control of the vehicle, which went onto the berm and struck a tree.
Vonstetten refused medical attention at the scene. He was cited for driving a vehicle at an unsafe speed.
• A two-vehicle crash was reported at 5:43 a.m. on Oct. 7 along Route 115 at the intersection with Anchorage Road, in Ross Township.
Troopers said William E. Trumbore, 66, of Saylorsburg, was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado and attempting to make a left-hand turn onto Anchorage Road with Robert M. Mann, 24, of Sellersville, Bucks County, behind him driving a 2007 Ford F450, and collided into Trumbore’s vehicle.
Troopers said Trumbore, Mann and his passenger, Matthew M. High, 31, of Stroudsburg, all refused medical treatment at the scene.
The Silverado had to be towed.
• State police at Stroudsburg reported investigating a one-vehicle crash at 7:33 a.m. on Oct. 6 along Route 33 in Hamilton Township, Monroe County.
Troopers said Canaan E. Schultheis, 31, of Saylorsburg, was driving a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta northbound and moved over to avoid emergency vehicles on the right shoulder.
While in the left lane his vehicle struck a deer that was in the left lane.
No one was injured. The vehicle had to be towed.