Police briefs

May 26, 2009

Police investigate assault by magazine salesman

A magazine salesman assaulted a person in the 20400 block of Kings Crest Boulevard in Hagerstown on Tuesday afternoon after the victim refused to buy magazines, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

The sheriff's department was contacted about the assault at 3 p.m.

Deputy M. Sullivan is asking anyone who experiences a similar incident to contact him at 240-313-2100.

Pedestrian hit by vehicle in Franklin County

GREENCASTLE, Pa. -- A pedestrian struck by a vehicle traveling on Williamsport Pike in Antrim Township Tuesday afternoon was not believed to have life-threatening injuries, according to a Franklin County emergency dispatcher.

Pennsylvania State Police investigated the 3:30 p.m. accident in Franklin County.

Additional information was not available Tuesday night.

Students unharmed in school bus accident

MIDDLEWAY, W.Va. - Seven students aboard a Jefferson County Schools school bus early Tuesday were not injured when a car collided with the vehicle at the intersection of W.Va. 51 and Hidden Hollow Drive, according to Jefferson County Sheriff's Department Cpl. Steven M. Holz.


The accident involving a Subaru Legacy happened about 7 a.m., Holz said.

Three people treated after four-car collision

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -Three people were taken to the hospital for nonlife-threatening injuries Tuesday morning after a four-vehicle collision just outside of Charles Town on W.Va. 51, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department.

One driver was cited for causing the chain-reaction collision, which was reported just before 11 a.m., according to Sheriff's Department Cpl. Steven M. Holz.

Three of the vehicles were towed from the site of the accident, which clogged traffic flow for about 45 minutes, Holz said.

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