State Police reported that a three-vehicle crash in Lebanon County resulted to a couple of injuries. A man and a16-year-old boy were admitted to the Penn State Medical Center of Milton S. Hershey with critical injuries this afternoon.
It was around 4:46 in the afternoon when the crash occurred in the Township East Hanover. The teen from Jonestown- area entered Racehorse Drive and got into the way of another vehicle when he reached the intersection of Route 22.
The police identified the other driver as Jeffrey K. Willets, 41 years old, a resident of Rehrersburg. He hit the front part of the young man’s car which caused it to spin around until it collided with a pickup truck operated by Kenneth W. Blatt, 81 years old resident of Jonestown.
The teen and the other driver Willets were trapped in their vehicles and had to be extricated by the emergency crew. They were immediately taken to the medical center. The third 81 year old driver did not suffer from any injury. The police did not give out the name of the teen for his own confidentiality.
The police are trying to investigate why all three vehicles collided. They also want to know if there was any engine that malfunctioned since the road was not slippery and the terrain was not dangerous. They also want to test if any driver was operating the vehicle DUI. They want to know if the operators of the vehicle were sleepy or distracted while driving.
At the closure of the investigation, all questions will be answered and the proper charges filed.
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