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Police briefs - Jan. 19

January 19, 2012

Woman distracted by open pizza box crashes car

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — An 18-year-old Chambersburg woman suffered minor injuries in a Guilford Township crash Wednesday afternoon when she took her eyes off the road to close a pizza box, according to Pennsylvania State Police at Chambersburg.

Ciera P. White was traveling south on Falling Spring Road, near Springview Drive, shortly before 3 p.m. in a 2002 Ford Focus that traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck an embankment and rolled over onto its roof, state police said in a news release.

White, who was wearing her seatbelt, was taken to Chambersburg Hospital by Fayetteville EMS, police said.

She was charged with failure to keep within a single lane of travel, police said.

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