Sunday, June 11, 2017

Three Injured in Crash Saturday Afternoon

A man and two children were injured in a crash Saturday afternoon.


According to the Pennsylvania State Police at Frackville, Michael Bynon, 42, of Tamaqua, was travelling southbound on Route 209 in Schuylkill Township around 5:30pm Saturday afternoon.

Police say Bynon attempted to turn right onto Old Route 209 at a high rate of speed, slid through the intersection and struck a guardrail.

Bynon was not seatbelted, his airbag deployed and his head reportedly hit the windshild.  He was transported by the Ryan Township Ambulance to Saint Lukes Medical Center, Coaldale.

An 8 year old boy passenger had been seatbelted, his airbag did not deploy and suffered injuries and was transported by the Lehighton Ambulance to Saint Lukes Medical Center, Coaldale.

In the back seat, a 4 year old was not seatbelted nor using a booster seat. He was injured and was transported by the Ryan Township Ambulance to Saint Lukes Medical Center, Coaldale.

Assisting at the scene was Ryan Twp Ambulance, Lehighton Ambulance, Mary D Fire Company
Tuscarora Fire Company.

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