Columbia County crash on ice Friday
MILLVILLE – Ice caught five Friday morning commuters by surprise in Columbia County. The traffic accident happened on an icy section of Route 42; it sent two people to Geisinger Medical Center. Treated and released were Jessi McCarty of Orangeville, and Amber Schon of Cogan Station.
State troopers say the accident near Millville happened when McCarty’s SUV slid into the oncoming lane and hit Schon’s vehicle. Several other vehicles then were caught up in the mishap. There were no other injuries. McCarty will be cited for driving at an unsafe speed. Multiple emergency responders were present at that Columbia County wreck Friday morning.