Thursday, March 16, 2023

One Transported After Early Morning Rollover near Frackville

One person was transported after a rollover crash near Frackville early Thursday morning.

The crash occurred around 2:30am, Thursday, when the driver of a Toyota SUV struck a utility pole on Route 61 northbound between Altamont Avenue and Spruce Street.  The impact caused the vehicle to roll over onto its driver's side.

The driver was confined and extricated by fire and EMS personnel, then transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries. 

Responding to the scene were the Good Will Fire Company from Frackville, Englewood Fire, Altamont Fire, Shenandoah Ambulance, and Schuylkill EMS.

Route 61 northbound was closed in the area while the scene was cleared.

The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the crash.