• 4/12/14 | 08:45 | AUTO EXTRICATION | NORTH WHITEHALL | RT. 145 AT CLEARVIEW ROAD | 2 CARS HEAD ON | 2 RESCUE COMPANIES IN-SERVICE FOR MULTIPLE PEOPLE PINNED | MEDEVAC CALLED TO SCENE

Lehigh County

FATAL ACCIDENT: MEDEVAC REQUESTED AT SCENE OF AUTO EXTRICATION ON RT. 145

April 12, 2014 at 4:15pm

North Whitehall, PA. - Just before 09:00 hours Saturday, North Whitehall Stations 12, 16, 22 and Lehigh Twp. Rescue 47-41 were sent to Rt. 145 and Clearview Road for a Head-on accident.

Once on scene, companies found two cars with heavy intrusion on the driver side of both vehicles and numerous people pinned. The scene is about a 1/4 mile north of Clearview Road on Rt. 145.

Medevac helicopter was requested to the scene. Medevac landed just south of the intersection of Rt. 145 and Clearview.

One patient was flown via the helicopter. Two people had critical injuries. A 65 year-old female was pronounced dead at the hospital.

State Police said a 19 year-old female crossed over to the opposing lane and struck a car head-on.

FATAL ACCIDENT: MEDEVAC REQUESTED AT SCENE OF AUTO EXTRICATION ON RT. 145 FATAL ACCIDENT: MEDEVAC REQUESTED AT SCENE OF AUTO EXTRICATION ON RT. 145 FATAL ACCIDENT: MEDEVAC REQUESTED AT SCENE OF AUTO EXTRICATION ON RT. 145 FATAL ACCIDENT: MEDEVAC REQUESTED AT SCENE OF AUTO EXTRICATION ON RT. 145
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