Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Three Transported to the Hospital After Peacock Street Crash in Pottsville

The Pottsville Police have released details from a crash on Peacock Street last week.
On Wednesday, May 17th, 2023, around 9:40am, Pottsville Police were dispatched to the intersections of Walter Griffith and Peacock Street for a report of an accident.

Police say Steven Kane, 40, of Pottsville was travelling west on Peacock Street and attempted a lefthand turn towards Walter Griffith Avenue driving into the path of Joseph Spross, 62, of Minersville. There were three occupants in the vehicle Spross was operating, Rose Walter, 86, and Rose Ann Spross, 61, both of Minersville, and Rose Mary Epstein, 62, of Philadelphia.

Both vehicles sustained disabling damage from the accident and were towed from the scene. The passengers of Spross's vehicle were evaluated by Schuylkill EMS and were subsequently transported to the Lehigh Valley East Campus. The Pottsville Fire Dept. assisted at the scene. 

The investigation revealed Kane, had expired driver’s license, no insurance, and expired inspection attached to the vehicle. Charges against Kane will be filed at the conclusion of the investigation.