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City of Allentown

ONE DEAD IN 4 CAR ACCIDENT ON THE INTERSTATE

August 15, 2012 at 1:50pm

ONE DEAD IN 4 CAR ACCIDENT ON THE INTERSTATE

Allentown, Pa. - 10:30 hours Allentown engines 11, 9, 14, Medic 2, Medic 3, Medic 100 and Battalion 43 responded to a report of the auto extrication on Interstate 78 westbound at Lehigh Street.

Medic 100 arrived and reported 2 pinned and numerous people injured with about 8 cars involved and transmitted a level 1 MCI.

The level 1 incident brought in EMS rigs from Lehigh County EMS stations 62, 63, 66, 73 and 75.

One person in a gold car was reported pinned. The victim in a black car was reported to be class 5 or DOA.

The highway was shut down for several hours while State Police investigated the crash.

Staffer Mike Nester was on the scene and provided the photos.

ONE DEAD IN 4 CAR ACCIDENT ON THE INTERSTATE ONE DEAD IN 4 CAR ACCIDENT ON THE INTERSTATE ONE DEAD IN 4 CAR ACCIDENT ON THE INTERSTATE
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