Police examine automobile crash on Emaus Ave., launch new particulars surrounding drivers

EMMAUS, Pa. | Police are investigating a crash that left an enormous mess on a road in Allentown. They are saying the crash is a part of an investigation that began in Emmaus.

All of it started earlier than 1 a.m. on Monday morning. Police swarmed the scene of the crash that occurred on Emaus Ave close to S third Road. The scene has since cleared over in Allentown, although Allentown and Emmaus Police are persevering with their investigation.

It began in Emmaus alongside Harrison Road, when an officer noticed two automobiles touring in direction of him at a excessive fee of pace. Numerous Emmaus officers say they tried to cease one of many automobiles for quite a few site visitors violations within the space of Macungie Avenue and Pine Road.

Officers then overlooked the automobile, they are saying. Round 10 minutes later, the 2 automobiles had been seen within the space of South 2nd and Railroads Road. Officers tried to cease the identical automobile because it fled into Allentown.

It continued to flee till it crashed into 4 parked automobiles within the space of South 4th and Emaus Avenue, police say. The 22-year-old male driver of the automobile and the 21-year-old passenger each sustained accidents and had been transported to the hospital.

No different accidents had been reported, although injury is extreme.

There was a automobile in somebody’s entrance yard. One other automobile was smashed up within the again finish and particles was scattered throughout the highway.

The chief says they’re wanting into a lot of issues throughout their investigation.

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“Any cause for the fleeing, which could possibly be many alternative causes. Allentown is conducting the investigation for the crash itself and we’ll proceed if we will see some other particulars for the explanation of the fleeing,” mentioned Emmaus Chief of Police Jason Apgar.

“The loud crash woke me up and I appeared exterior and I see a automobile in my yard,” mentioned Jeff Gress, the proprietor of yard the automobile crashed into. “It virtually appeared like a bomb had gone off, the destruction like nothing I’ve ever seen contemplating it was a site visitors accident.”

Nobody is aware of simply but why the 2 automobiles had been touring at a excessive fee of pace.

The chief tells 69 Information reporters that one particular person within the automobile was from Allentown, and the opposite from Philadelphia.

Each Emmaus and Allentown police will proceed this investigation. The Emmaus Police Division is at the moment main this investigation, with Allentown PD helping.