Driver taken into custody after crashing into PennDOT truck

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LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — One person is in custody after they crashed into a PennDOT truck early Thursday morning.

The crash occurred around 5:00 a.m. near Exit 5 on the Casey Highway in Lackawanna County.

A car crashed into a parked PennDOT vehicle that was in the process of working the scene of another crash.

“We were picking the cones up, I turned around and looked, there was a car coming at us at a very high rate of speed. I grabbed the other guy pulled him out of the way and she hit the back of my crew cab. We got to watch our backs out here. You can’t ever turn your back on traffic,” said John White a PennDOT worker.

The driver was taken to a local medical facility for a blood draw and will be processed at a later time.

There were no reported injuries.

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