Monday, July 31, 2023

Driver Transported After Crash in Pottsville

POTTSVILLE - An Orwigsburg man was transported to the hospital after a crash on Friday.

According to Pottsville Police, on Friday, July 28th, 2023, just after 6:00pm, police were dispatched to the 1200 block of W. Market Street, for the report of a motor vehicle accident, with injuries.

During the course of the investigation, it was learned that a 2011 Jeep Latitude, was traveling west on W. Market Street. The vehicle veered to the shoulder of the roadway and struck a parked vehicle, causing the vehicle to flip onto its side.

The driver of the vehicle, Leonard McCabe, 64, of Orwigsburg, was evaluated by Schuylkill EMS for injuries sustained, during the crash. McCabe was later transported to the hospital, by EMS.

A controlled substance and items of drug paraphernalia were located during the accident investigation. 

Pottsville Police continue to investigate the crash.