CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Franklin State police responded immediately to two-vehicle crash in Cranberry Township yesterday.
According to the police, a two-car crash occurred at US Rt. 322, East of Parker Lane at 10:30 o’clock in the morning on September 26, 2012. The two operators of the two cars were identified as .Shane P. Donahue, 22-year-old resident of Polk and 86-year old Alvin Zinz who comes from Franklin.
At half past 10 in the morning, two cars crashed at East Parker Lane which involved two cars. The drivers were Alvin Zinz and Shane Donahue.
The police related that Zinz who was driving a Chevrolet 2010 Cobalt, tried negotiating a left hand turn when he reached SR 322 on the west of home Depot Drive. He failed to give way to Donahue who was going eastward operating his Plymouth 1996 Neon also eastward on SR 322.
Both were going towards the same direction but not giving way to each other. On the driver’s side front bumper, Donahue’s car hit the ront bumper of Zinz’s vehicle. The hit each other’s vehicle as no one wants to give way to the other.
Both drivers were not injured as they drove their cards into the parking lot of Tractor Supply. Since they were both wearing seat belts, no injuries were reported. Only both cars has minor damages which would be easy to repair.
Seat belts, if properly worn, are effective safety measures to protect people in vehicles from injuries.
The police on the scene conducted a preliminary investigation and charged Zinz for failure to yield to an incoming while doing a left turn.
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