Monday
August 27, 2018

Out-of-control car takes down utility pole

STROUDSBURG - On Saturday August 25th at approximately 1:40 am a 24-year-old man from Stroudsburg was driving south on Chipperfield Drive near Mt. Zion Avenue. While negotiating a left curb his car exited the road way and hit an embankment. The vehicle then struck a utility pole severing it and bringing wires down before coming to a final rest wedged between two trees.

The driver was extracted from the car by fire personnel and transported to a local hospital with severe injuries. Chipperfield Drive was closed at Wigwam Park Road and Haney Road. No other vehicles were involved.

The accident is currently under investigation


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