Friday, October 14, 2022

Minersville Ambulance Involved in Fatal Route 309 Crash in Lehigh County

Schuylkill County's Minersville Ambulance was involved in a fatal crash that occurred on Route 309 in Lehigh County on Thursday.

The crash occurred around 12:30pm, Thursday, on Route 309 in Lynn Township just south of the Blue Mountain near the Schuylkill/Lehigh County line and was reported to involve 3 vehicles.  One of those vehicles being a Minersville Ambulance.

According to the Lehigh County Coroner's Office, Philip Helman, 58, of Allentown, died in the crash.  Helman was a driver of one of the other vehicles and was not in the ambulance.

One other person involved in the crash was transported to the hospital.

An official release has not been provided by the Pennsylvania State Police at Fogelsville, but they are investigating the crash.

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