Crash Shuts Down Route 309 in Luzerne County

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Ashley, Luzerne County (WBRE/WYOU) — One man was sent to the hospital after a grinding crash with a PennDOT truck.

 It happened on route 309 in Ashley around 6:30 Wednesday morning.  Police tell Eyewitness News the car was heading north at a high rate of speed, when it collided with a PennDOT truck making a turn.

The driver of the car was trapped for a short time.

He was taken to the hospital, but no word on his condition.

Route 309 North is open again after being shut down for about an hour. 

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