White Haven, PA (September 19, 2023) – At 4:32 p.m. on Rt 940 & Walter Dam Rd, a fatal two-vehicle crash occurred.
KTPD, Districts 16, 17, & 22, and multiple EMS units responded.
Two patients were heavily trapped and unresponsive.
Lehighton EMS 56-18 arrived on scene at 4:43 p.m.
By 4:48 p.m., two helicopters were requested for the entrapped patients.
LifeFlight 6 had a 6-8 minute ETA by 5:00 p.m.
Lehighton EMS 56-19 reported arriving at 5:02 p.m.
At 5:17 p.m., EMS 56-18 reached the LZ.
By 5:18 p.m., a firefighter drove an ambulance to the nearest hospital as a patient suffered traumatic arrest.
The investigation is still ongoing.