Weekend accident sends one to the hospital with injuries

UPPER AUGUSTATWP — A two-vehicle accident inNorthumberlandCountysent a Sunbury woman to the hospital with injuries. State Police inStoningtonsay the crash happened around11 a.m.Friday, when 90-year old Ruth Garrett, of Sunbury, pulled out into the path of the vehicle driven by 68-year old, Mary Ellen Rogers, of Sunbury.


It happened at the intersection of Route 61 and Route 890 inUpperAugustaTownship.Rogerssuffered injuries in the crash and was taken toGeisingerMedicalCenter, where a nursing supervisor says she was treated and released. Garrett and a passenger, 74-year old John Dormer of Shamokin, were not injured. Garrett will be cited with a stop sign violation. (Sara Lauver)



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