Crash, downed wires shut roads close to Palmerton

LOWER TOWAMENSING TWP., Pa. – Downed wires ensuing from a automotive crash are anticipated to trigger street closures for many of the day Saturday, officers say.  

The crash occurred round 9:30 a.m. within the 1600 block of Hahns Dairy Street, and concerned a number of autos. 

Officers say {that a} automotive hit a utility pole bringing down energy traces alongside a mile stretch. Some elements of the facility traces did catch hearth however had been put out. They are saying that it’s possible that the harm will trigger energy outages within the space. Forest Inn Street can even be closed for a few mile or two in both course whereas energy traces are fastened.

 Palmerton Group Ambulance responded to the scene, however not accidents had been reported.  The Aquashicola Fireplace Firm responded and shut down the street. State police at Lehighton are investigating the incident. 

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