EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Police say a driver’s global positioning system device caused him to drive into a Pennsylvania river.
The (Easton) Express-Times says the motorist wound up in the Lehigh River in Easton shortly after 10:30 p.m. Saturday.READ MORE: Philadelphia School District Students, Staff To Resume Masking As COVID Cases Continue To Rise In City
They say the man’s GPS led him to drive along a bicycle path in a park. When the man realized he couldn’t drive on the path, he reversed course but found he couldn’t go that way either because of a tunnel under a low bridge.READ MORE: West Philly Double Shooting Leaves 30-Year-Old Man Dead, Teen Hospitalized: Police
Police say the man was unable to stay on the bike path because it narrowed, and his car rolled off the path sideways into the river.
Police say the driver wasn’t hurt, but he was issued several traffic citations. Online court records didn’t list them Wednesday.MORE NEWS: Police Investigating Series Of Gunpoint Robberies In Center City, West Philadelphia
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