Car Strikes Building In Scranton

September 5, 2018

SCRANTON — A driver struck a parked vehicle and a building after another car pulled out in front of her Tuesday, police said. The crash happened about 2 p.m. , when a car driven by Bruce Schwartz of Riverdale, New York traveled east on Orchard Street and stopped at the intersection with Pittston Avenue, city police Lt. Marty Crofton said. He didn’t see a car driven by Annmarie Shields of Scranton, which traveled south on the avenue, and pulled onto Pittston Avenue, Crofton said. Shields struck Schwartz’s car, which deflected her vehicle into a parked car and a building at 231 Pittston Ave. , Crofton said. The building sustained minor damage. Schwartz was taken to Geisinger Community Medical Center, police said. No charges have been filed, Crofton said. — CLAYTON OVER

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