Lehighton police cruiser involved in crash
A Lehighton borough police cruiser was involved in a crash on Sunday at the intersection of North Ninth and Mahoning streets. State police at Lehighton investigated the crash.
Troopers said at 6:11 p.m. Officer Trevin M. Green, 24, of Lehighton, was driving the cruiser, a 2017 Ford Explorer, and was westbound on Mahoning Street en route to a call with lights and siren activated.
At this time Irena C. Gramiak, 37, of Philadelphia, driving a 2014 Chevrolet Traverse, was traveling through the intersection on Ninth Street after receiving a green light. As both vehicles entered the intersection Green went through a red light and then maneuvered his vehicle to the left and collided with the Chevrolet, going an estimated 45 mph. Gramiak and her passengers were not injured.
Green sustained a suspected minor injury and was treated at the scene by Lehighton EMS unit personnel, troopers said.