Sunday, October 4, 2015

Pursuit and Crash Closes Road Overnight

Around 1:30am Sunday, a crash occurred in Ryan Township (Brockton Mountain Drive), when a police pursuit led to a head on crash.

Four people were reported to have been hurt in the crash, 1 from the fleeing vehicle, 3 from the other vehicle.  Three were reported entrapped in the initial call.

Reports stated that the occupants of the other vehicle struck were occupied by three woman on their way to perform church duties.  All 3 and the other person from the fleeing vehicle were transported to an area hospital with injuries.

The driver of the fleeing vehicle was reported to have fled the scene but was later apprehended by police while walking along Route 54.

Brock Mountain Road was closed in the area for 7 hours while the crash was reconstructed.  It is now open.

Ryan Township, Mahanoy City, Delano Township, and Rush Township responded.

A correction was made to this article:  we originally reported that Route 54 was closed.  That information was incorrect.   We apologize foe thr mistake.

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Posted by Fire District 26 Ryan Twp Fire/Rescue on Sunday, October 4, 2015