Justin Wilson Dies From Injuries Suffered at Pocono

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.   UPDATE – Indycar announced Monday night that Justin Wilson has died from injuries suffered in the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono on Sunday.   Long Pond, PA – Andretti Autosports driver Justin Wilson suffered a head injury Sunday during an Indy car race at Pocono. Late in the race Wilson appeared to be hit in the head by debris from the car of Sage Karam who had crashed seconds before. Wilson was flown from the track via helicopter to Lehigh Valley Health Network Cedar Crest Hospital when he was listed in critical condition and in a coma. Friday before the race weekend at Pocono, Wilson visited with children at the Janet Weis Children’s…

Two hurt in a Saturday DUI crash

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            MIFFLINBURG – Two men were hurt in a crash Saturday that state police are investigating as a DUI incident.  Troopers say 24-year-old Zachary Grove of New Berlin was driving on Steffens Road in West Buffalo Township around 9:15 Saturday night when he drove off the road and struck a tree. Grove and his passenger, 21-year-old Cody Klinger of Shamokin Dam, were taken to Evangelical Community Hospital for treatment of unknown injuries.  They were not wearing seatbelts.  Mifflinburg Fire Department, EMS and Fire Police assisted state police at the scene.  (Ali Stevens) Follow

Kulpmont man improving after crash

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MARION HEIGHTS — A Kulpmont man is improving after a car accident on Route 54 Sunday night. 30-year-old Jonathan Morgante is now listed in fair condition at Geisinger Medical Center Thursday. Morgante was in critical condition after the accident Sunday. (Jennifer Wakeman) Follow

Four injuries in a Friday afternoon crash

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HUMMELS WHARF — Four people were injured in a crash on Routes 11 and 15 in Snyder County on Friday afternoon.  State police say 22-year-old Matthew Berman of Owings Mills, Maryland was traveling south on the strip and stopped for a red light at Park Road when he was rear-ended by a vehicle driven by 20-year-old Katie Jennings of Milton.   Berman and his three passengers from Maryland, Connecticut, and North Carolina, all sustained minor injuries in the crash.  State police say Jennings was not injured and will be cited for the crash.  (Ali Stevens) Follow

Kulpmont woman hurt in a crash on Snydertown Road

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SUNBURY – A Kulpmont woman was taken to Geisinger Medical Center following a crash on Tuesday afternoon near Sunbury.  State police say 20-year-old Rosemary Sandoval was traveling on Snydertown Road in Upper Augusta Township around 4:45 p.m. when she lost control of her vehicle, which rolled over.   Sandoval was taken to the hospital for treatment of moderate injuries and is listed in serious condition. Sandoval was wearing a seatbelt.  No other vehicles were involved.  (Ali Stevens) Follow

Motorcycle accident in Columbia County

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BLOOMSBURG — A motorcycle accident has been reported in Columbia County.  According to county communications, the accident is on Route 487 near Interstate 80 in Scott Township.  At least one injury has been reported.  The accident was reported just after 3:00p.m.   Life Flight was headed to the scene, but the request was canceled.  Use caution if you are traveling in the area.  We will update you with details as they become available.  (Codi Jade) Follow

Crash on Interstate 80, Columbia County

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BLOOMSBURG — A crash has been reported on Interstate 80 in Columbia County.  According to Columbia County Communications, the accident is in the eastbound lane of I-80 in the area of mile marker 244, just before the rest stop.  The two-vehicle accident reportedly involves a car and a tractor-trailer.   The car rolled over and one person was said to be trapped inside for a time, but is now out of the car.  The crash was reported around 3:15p.m.  Use caution if you are traveling in the area.  We will update you with more details as they become available.  (Codi Jade)  Follow

Sunbury man critical after head-on crash

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LOCUST GAP – A Sunbury man remains hospitalized in critical condition following a head-on crash Sunday morning.  Police say 27-year-old Andrew Ray was traveling along Route 901 between Locust Gap and Locust Summit when 28-year-old Joshua Griffiths of Coal Township tried to pass a vehicle and struck Ray head-on.   Ray was taken to Geisinger Medical Center following the crash around 4:30 a.m. He is listed in critical condition.  Griffiths had a minor injury. Follow

Life Flight responds to Aristes accident

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ARISTES — Life Flight was called to a motor vehicle accident in Columbia County Thursday afternoon.  According to Emergency Services, the accident was on Ringtown Road in Aristes around 3:00p.m.  Motorists say Life Flight landed at a baseball field in the area. Volunteers controlled traffic for a time.  We will update you with more details as they become available.  (Codi Jade) Follow

Accident on Market Street in Sunbury

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SUNBURY — A motor vehicle accident was reported in Sunbury Wednesday afternoon.  According to Northumberland County Communications, the accident was on Market and South Tenth Street.  Injuries were reported, but no word on the severity.  The accident was reported just after 4:00p.m.   Traffic was said to be slow on Market Street for about an hour.  (Codi Jade) Follow