Thursday, October 12, 2017

Coroner Called to Crash in Pottsville; Route 61 Closed

A Schuylkill County coroner has been called to a motor vehicle accident in Pottsville.

Around 8:15 pm, Thursday, emergency personnel were called to a 3 vehicle motor vehicle accident with entrapment located at 400 South Claude A Boulevard, Route 61, in Pottsville.

Route 61 has been shut down in the area of the crash and a Schuylkill County Coroner has been called to the scene.

UPDATE(10:45pm): According to Pottsville Police Chief Richard Wojciechowsky, a 2 vehicle crash occurred on on Route 61 in area of Union Street, around 8:15pm. An 80 yr old Pottsville man deceased as a result of injuries sustained in the accident, his name has not been released at this time. Another male driver was transported from scene for medical treatment of serious injuries.

The Pennsylvania State Police is assisting Pottsville Police in the investigation.
More details when they are available.


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