Crash in Butler Township leaves one person severely injured


BUTLER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — One person was flown to the hospital after a single vehicle crash early Sunday morning.

According to the Vally Regional Fire and Rescue, it happened on the 100 block of West Butler Drive where the Greater Hazleton EMS Deputy Chief came upon a car that hit a pole just after 3 a.m.

Officials say the victim was responding and severely injured. There is no update on their condition at this time.

“There was I think a silver car on more like the hill and it looked like it was in pretty bad shape. It looked like it was completely totaled, so then when I came back, I saw the tow truck towing it and I think there was like two cop cars and an ambulance. But other then that I didn’t even hear it happen,” Summer Evancho of Butler Township said.

Butler Township Police Department is investigating the incident. Eyewitness News will update you with the latest information when it is released.

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