Thursday, July 22, 2021

Four Flown After Head-On Crash on Route 901 near Lavelle

Four people were flown after a serious head on crash in Barry Township Thursday afternoon.

Just before 6:00pm, emergency personnel were called to the area of 2587 Sunbury Road/Route 901 near the intersection with Taylorsville Road for a motor vehicle accident with entrapment.

Units from Lavelle, Gordon, Ashland, and Minersville fire personnel responded to the scene with medical helicopters going on stand by.

A total of 4 people, two from each vehicle involved, were seriously injured in the crash, one being a juvenile.

The four victims were all transported to the Church of the Nazarene in Lavelle were 2 LifeFlight and 2 Medivac helicopters transported the victims to area hospitals.

As of 9:00pm, Route 901 was still closed with State Police still at the scene investigating and clearing the crash.

Ambulances from Ashland, Minersville, Shenandoah, and Hegins responded to the scene.

More details on the crash when they become available.