Monday, June 29, 2020

Pursuit Involving Tractor Trailer Begins near Frackville; Incident Ongoing near Hazleton

A pursuit involving a tractor trailer began near Frackville on Monday afternoon.

Very little details are available as of 4:30pm, but a pursuit involving a tractor trailer began near Frackville.  The suspect was able to detach the "Western Express" trailer on Route 61 southbound in West Mahanoy Township near Frackville.

The suspect fled northbound on Interstate 81 and exited near McAdoo.  The chase led into Carbon County and back towards Hazleton.

As of 4:30pm, the suspect was being held up in Hazleton.

As for the trailer, law enforcement was West Mahanoy Township Police and State Troopers were standing by with the trailer along Route 61.

We will update you as information is confirmed and is available.

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