Bethlehem, PA – Eight-Vehicle Collision with injuries on US-22Law Pa
Bethlehem, PA (September 28, 2020) – Around 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, police responded to a multi-vehicle collision in Bethlehem.
Police confirmed that the accident took place in the eastbound lanes of US-22 when eight vehicles collided with each other for reasons that are not yet known. Multiple vehicles were incredibly damaged as a result of the accident. One of the vehicles, identified as a sedan, had the roof completely stripped off.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the accident. It is believed that approximately 10 to 25 people were injured as a result of the collision. They were transported to local hospitals, though their conditions are not yet known.
The highway was closed in several lanes for an extended period of time until police were able to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
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