Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Two Injured in Crash in Mahanoy Township on Wednesday

Two people were taken to the hospital after a crash in Mahanoy Township on Wednesday.

According to Mahanoy Township Police, the crash occurred around 5:15pm at the intersection of Morea Road and Roosevelt Drive.

Police say Antoinette Boyle, 78, operating a Chevrolet Colorado, was attempting to make a left turn onto Roosevelt Drive from the southbound lane of Morea Road, when she became temporarily blinded by the sun.

The front driver side of Boyle's vehicle struck the front driver side door of a Kia Sportage drive by Dennis Water, 54, of Berwick.

Both drivers were taken to the hospital with injuries.  The extent of those injuries was not known at the time of this post.

Both vehicles suffered severe damage.

Assisting Mahanoy Township at the scene were the Mahanoy City Police, Humane Fire Department (Mahanoy City), West End Fire (Mahanoy City), and ambulances from Frackville and Ashland.

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