Hazleton Police Seek Info on Deadly Broad Street Crash

 

HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) Hazleton Police are looking for information involving a deadly crash on East Broad Street on Tuesday morning,

According to Hazleton Police  a GMC Yukon and International Mail Truck were involved in the crash,

       Preliminary investigation revealed that the Yukon was disabled in the roadway, blocking the westbound lane of travel on E. Broad Street during the heavy rain.
   Police reports say its owner, Christine Bolduc, from Glen Lyon had the vehicle in neutral, with drivers door open and appeared to be attempting to get it off of the roadway when its passenger rear was struck by the front the truck.

The International Mail truck is out of  Walnutport.

As result of the impact Bolduc was left underneath her vehicle.  She died from her injuries,

She was traveling with her 12  year old who was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital by APTS and then eventually transported to Lehigh Valley Cedar Crest for further treatment. 

The investigation is still continuing. If anyone has any information regarding this accident please contact the Hazleton Police Department by calling 911 or (570) 459-4940 and ask for Sgt. Joseph Babula or Det. Sgt. David Rodick.

The Hazleton Police Department were assisted on scene by the Hazleton Fire Department, APTS, and the PA State Police.

 In a prepared release Hazleton Police Chief  Jerry Speziale,  said  "On the surface this appears to be a tragic accident, our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time."
       

 


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