2 Sustain Minor Injuries in Cass Township Tractor-Trailer Crash
Cass Township, Pennsylvania (August 20, 2017) – Two juveniles sustained minor injuries after two cars collided in Schuylkill County on Friday, according to Troopers.
The incident took place at about 8:16 p.m. September 15, on Interstate 81 in Cass Township.
According to state police, William G. Babcock Sr., from Forestville, Connecticut, was driving a 1998 Plymouth Voyager northbound in the right lane while Robert M. Tyriw, 47, from Hop Bottom, Susquehanna County, was traveling north on the Highridge on-ramp to I-81 in a 2009 Volvo tractor with trailer.
Babcock suddenly veered from the right lane onto the on-ramp directly into the path of Tyriw. Tyriw could not avoid the collision with the front of the tractor hitting the back of the Voyager.
Troopers mentioned that two male children of 11 and 14, suffered minor injuries but did not need treatment. Tyriw, Babcock and two other passengers were not injured.
The two vehicles were driven from the crash site.
Babcock was cited for the incident.
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