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February 16. 2013 11:35PM
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WILKES-BARRE – Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash shortly after 7 p.m. Saturday on North Main Street.

Police said Gerard Weiser of Schuylkill Haven exited a King's College parking lot and when attempted to turn left on to North Main Street he struck a vehicle driven by Stella Morio of Wilkes-Barre.

Morio's vehicle was traveling south on the roadway.

The drivers were taken to Wilkes-Barre General Hospital for treatment of their injuries.

Police said Weiser caused the crash and was at fault.

Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

BLACK CREEK TWP. – A motorist lost control of his car and crashed on Tomhicken Road on Sunday morning, state police said.

Michael Bardi, 19, of Rock Glen, said he was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured in the crash around 8:05 a.m.

State police said Bardi was driving west on the roadway, lost control, traveled on to the shoulder and sideswiped a utility pole.

Bardi's 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt then ran into a ditch, spun counterclockwise and came to rest in the roadway.

The car had to be towed from the scene because of the damage.

State police said they cited Bardi with not staying in the lane of travel. The citation was filed through District Justice Daniel O'Donnell in Sugarloaf.

BLACK CREEK TWP. – A motorcyclist crashed after striking a rope attached to a truck trying to pull down a tree along West County Road Sunday afternoon, state police said.

Thomas Doria, 42, of Sugarloaf, told state police he parked his 2006 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck in the roadway with his emergency flashers on at the time of the crash.

The unidentified motorcyclist was traveling east on the roadway around 4 p.m.

State police said Doria was cited with parking his pickup truck in the roadway

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