Teen Driver In Glory’s Market Crash Issued Summons

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JACKSON – The teen driver involved in the crash at Glory’s Market has been issued summonses for her part in causing that accident that injured multiple people, herself included, and caused major damage to the market, forcing part of it to close while its cleaned and repaired.

The 17-year-old, whose name has not been released, was issued summonses for careless driving and for failure to yield the right of way, Jackson Township Police Capt. Steven Laskiewicz said.

The teen was traveling northbound on Cedar Swamp Road Nov. 1 when she turned left in front of an oncoming southbound tractor-trailer.

Police said a forensic examination revealed the teen’s phone had not been in use at the time of the crash.

Laskiewicz said the 54-year-old truck driver and 61-year-old store clerk have been released from the hospital. The 69-year-old customer, as well as the 17-year-old girl, are still recovering in area hospitals.

“The Jackson Police Department would like to recognize and thank our partnering agencies in Law Enforcement, Fire and EMS service and all first responders for their quick and professional response to this crash and for their assistance with the subsequent investigation.,” Laskiewicz said.