Tuesday, November 30, 2021

State Police Investigating Hit and Run on Route 309 near the Schuylkill/Lehigh County Border

The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a hit and run that occurred in West Penn Township, Schuylkill County, on Sunday morning.

According to Troopers, around 9:20am, on Sunday, November 28th, 2021, a hunter in the  woods contact the State Police and reported hearing what sounded like a violent crash somewhere along Route 309 near the top of the Blue Mountain.

When emergency personnel arrived in the area, they found that a vehicle has damaged approximately 200 feet of guide rail along the right berm of Route 309 northbound.  The vehicle and driver involved fled in an unknown direction.

Anyone with information on this crash is asked to contact the Frackville Barracks at (570) 874-5300.