Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Lykens Man Injured in Fiery Crash in Frailey Township

One person was injured in a crash in Frailey Township on Tuesday evening.

According to the Pennsylvania State Police at Schuylkill Haven, the crash occurred around 7:45pm, on East Franklin Road in Frailey Township.

The driver, Daniel Barry, 51, of Lykens, told Troopers he was driving his Ford Taurus south on East Franklin Road when he saw a bear and swerved to avoid it.  

Barry said when he swerved, he went off the roadway, and as he attempted to return to the roadway, his vehicle rolled onto it's passenger side and caught fire and became engulfed in flames.

Barry was reported to have sustained injuries and was transported to Hershey Medical Center.