*NOW OPENED* One lane of I-80 closed in Columbia County

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*2pm update: Road now opened* UNDATED — A tractor-trailer crash has closed a portion of I-80 in Columbia County. The left lane of I-80 westbound near milemarker 236, which is the Bloomsburg/Lightstreet exit, is closed. Motorists should be prepared for slow or stopped traffic in the area. (Sara Bartlett) Follow

One injury in Route 125 accident

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UNDATED — One injury was reported in a Northumberland County crash Monday morning. The accident happened around 6:15a.m. in the 3500 block of Route 125 in East Cameron Township. Northumberland County 911 tells us one vehicle was involved and there was one injury reported. We will have more details as they become available. (Sara Bartlett)   Follow

Injuries after Route 15 accident

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UNDATED — Injuries were reported after a crash in East Buffalo Township, Union County Tuesday afternoon. The accident happened just before 12:00p.m. at Route 15 and Furnace Road. An ambulance was called to the scene where at least one injury was reported. Traffic southbound is getting through using one lane, while emergency crews remain on the scene. Caution is advised in the area. We will have more information as it becomes available. (Sara Bartlett) Follow

Accidents across The Valley Thursday afternoon

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UNDATED – Several accidents were reported in The Valley Thursday afternoon. An accident was reported in the Shamokin Dam area around 2:00p.m. According to Emergency Services, a two-vehicle accident occurred in the northbound lane of Routes 11/15 near Long John Silvers. No one was injured in the accident. One vehicle reportedly rear-ended the other. Traffic was not affected for long, as the vehicles were quickly moved to a nearby parking lot.   An accident was reported around 4:00p.m. in Middleburg. According to Snyder County Communications, that accident was near the intersection of North Main Street and the New Berlin Highway. No word on injuries. A person was said to be trapped inside a vehicle for…

Two-vehicle accident reported on Route 147

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SUNBURY — A telephone pole was sheared during an accident Thursday morning in Northumberland County. The two-vehicle accident happened just before 7:00a.m. in the 3600 block of Route 147 in Lower Mahanoy Township. Northumberland County 911 tells us injuries were reported, but so far, no one has been transferred to a hospital. Emergency crews were on the scene for over an hour. (Sara Bartlett) Follow

Man injured, horse killed in Mifflinburg crash

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MIFFLINBURG – A Mifflinburg man was injured and a horse was killed in a crash Wednesday morning outside of Mifflinburg.  The accident happened around 9:30a.m. along Route 304 near Stahl Road when a vehicle hit an Amish Spring Wagon.  According to state police, the crash occurred when 75-year-old John Hafer of New Berlin attempted to pass the buggy in his car.  His vehicle struck the buggy on its left side.   The driver of the buggy, 50-year-old Edward Martin,  was thrown from the wagon.  This triggered a series of three crashes in the area and five people were said to be injured.   The horse ran into Mifflinburg Borough, where it was struck by a…

Multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 80

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  BLOOMSBURG — A fatal multi-vehicle crash is blocking traffic on Interstate-80. We are told three trucks and several vehicles collided on I- 80 westbound in Columbia County around 1:15p.m.  The collision occurred near mile marker 236, which is near the Lightstreet Exit. Several injuries and one death are reported. The accident has closed westbound lanes and traffic is being detoured. According to PennDOT, westbound traffic should take Exit 241, then Route 11 south through Bloomsburg to Route 42 north to I-80. We will bring you more details as they become available.  (Codi Jade) Follow

Motorist injured after crashing into home

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DANVILLE — A Sunbury man is in critical condition after a crash early Thursday morning in Northumberland County. Jason Attinger was driving on Route 61 near Carrol Road in Rockefeller Township around 2:30a.m. when he traveled into the opposite lane. As Attinger attempted to get back in his lane, he swerved and struck a parked vehicle and a house. Attinger was taken to Geisinger Medical Center where he is in critical condition. (Sara Bartlett)   Follow

Car strikes pole in Trevorton

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  TREVORTON — Following a motor vehicle accident, a portion of Route 225 was closed for several hours in Northumberland County. Witnesses say a vehicle struck a pole near the Sunoco in Zerbe Township around 9:30a.m. According to County Communications, fluids were down in the area and wires were across the roadway. No injuries have been reported. A section of the roadway was closed as responders work to clear the scene. Emergency Services say the road was opened by 1:00p.m. (Codi Jade) Follow

Three Milton residents hurt in a crash

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MILTON – Three people from Milton were hurt in a crash Monday afternoon at the intersection of Routes 147 and 405 in Northumberland County.  State police say 62-year-old Samuel Houston Jr. made a right turn onto Route 147 from Route 405 and pulled in front of a tractor trailer driven by 32-year-old Euvi Solano of Montgomery.   Solano struck Houston’s vehicle in the rear bumper and then traveled off the road.  Houston and his two passengers, 57-year-old Patricia Houston and 23-year-old Tiffanie Houston, were all taken to Geisinger Medical Center where they were treated and released.  Solano was not injured.  (Ali Stevens) Follow