Philadelphia Injury News

Man from Easton hurt in Route 611 mishap

At least, an Easton man suffered from a leg injury last Tuesday evening following a car crashing into a detached garage along Rte. 611 in Williams Township.

According to a report from the Pa. State Police at Belfast, a one-car crash last Tuesday night made them decide to close temporarily Rte 611 in Williams Township.

An emergency radio broadcast stated that the mishap occurred at about 7:30 o’clock that evening along Block 600 block at South Delaware Drive or Rte. 611.

The broadcast indicated a vehicle crashed into a shed that brought down some wires.

Pennsylvania State Police at Belfast said that no other person was injured.

Due to the crash, the roads along Browns Drive and Cedarville Roads were closed at 7:40 o’clock that evening. It stayed closed until after 9:00 o’clock that evening as a Met-Ed crew inspected and dealt with the wires. A trooper was reassuring stalled motorists that the road will reopen shortly.

The police apprehended operator Jacob R. Neve, age 21, who was operating his Pontiac 2006 G6 at an unsafe speed.  At around 7:20 o’clock than evening, for unknown reasons, he lost control of his vehicle as he was negotiating on a right curve while going south. Police said that the car crossed over the northbound lane and crashed on a garage at No. 610 S. Delaware Drive.

Police said that wires from a utility pole came down and it was scattered on the road so they decided to close the way.  Team from the Met-Ed cut the wires at the electrical box on the garage to avoid more accidents.

Neve was wearing a seat belt. He injured his leg but declined treatment at the scene given by the ems crew.

Assisting in the scene was the Fire Department of Williams Township.

Authorities confirmed that it was the man from Easton who slammed his vehicle into a detached garage also crashed on utility box set at Rte. 611 in the Twp. of Williams last Tuesday night. He smashed the utility box and toppled the wires from a utility pole.

Neve was traveling south and when was along the vicinity of No. 610 Delaware Drive in Rte. 611, he lost control as he was negotiating to right turn a curve and went across the road; and bull eyes into a garage.

When the vehicle hit a utility box, all of its utility fell across the road Officer Nathan Branosky stated that they had to call Met-Ed to cut power from the wires while repairing the damage.

Police said that although Neve sustained leg injury from the crash, he refused the medical assistance offered by the police. The driver will be facing charges for driving at an unsafe speed.

Immediately responding to the scene was the Fire Company of Williams Township.

If you or your loved one has been harmed or fatally injured in a vehicular accident caused by the negligence of a distracted driver, contact a car accident lawyer now for free consultation. You may be entitled to financial compensation for economic damages, as well as pain and suffering.

 Source: Lehigh Valley Live Com


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