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Man flown from Jim Thorpe crash scene

Published July 14. 2019 10:55PM

A driver was seriously injured Sunday evening when involved in a crash in Jim Thorpe.

The crash occurred just after 8 p.m. as a man was traveling east in the ten hundred block of Center Avenue when he lost control. His car swerved to the right entering a dense brush area traveling almost 100 feet off the roadway.

According to reports at the scene, the car's On-Star emergency system helped in locating the wreckage and the victim. He was treated at the scene by Lehighton paramedics before being flown to a Lehigh Valley area trauma center.

Jim Thorpe firefighters extricated the victim from the scene and carried him back to the roadway. Jim Thorpe police are investigating the incident.

COPYRIGHT LARRY NEFF/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

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