Cops: Man's GPS led him to drive into Pennsylvania river - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Cops: Man's GPS led him to drive into Pennsylvania river

EASTON, Pa. (AP) - Police say a driver's global positioning system device caused him to drive into a Pennsylvania river.

The (Easton) Express-Times (http://bit.ly/2vT26GH ) says the motorist wound up in the Lehigh River in Easton shortly after 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

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.

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.

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • NationalMore>>

  • A stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria

    A stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:46 AM EDT2017-09-21 07:46:11 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 8:30 AM EDT2017-09-21 12:30:08 GMT

    Maria hit the island Wednesday morning as a Category 4 storm with 155 mph winds, the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years.

    Maria hit the island Wednesday morning as a Category 4 storm with 155 mph winds, the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years.

  • California sues Trump administration to prevent border wall

    California sues Trump administration to prevent border wall

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 2:15 PM EDT2017-09-20 18:15:50 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 8:29 AM EDT2017-09-21 12:29:57 GMT
    California's attorney general has sued the Trump administration over its plan to construct a wall along the country's border with Mexico.
    California's attorney general has sued the Trump administration over its plan to construct a wall along the country's border with Mexico.
  • The Latest: Trump issues disaster declaration in Puerto Rico

    The Latest: Trump issues disaster declaration in Puerto Rico

    Thursday, September 21 2017 5:15 AM EDT2017-09-21 09:15:57 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 8:29 AM EDT2017-09-21 12:29:52 GMT
    Hurricane Maria is lashing the northeastern Dominican Republic early Thursday and is expected to pass near the Turks and Caicos later in the day.
    Hurricane Maria is lashing the northeastern Dominican Republic early Thursday and is expected to pass near the Turks and Caicos later in the day.
Powered by Frankly