UPDATED: One Killed in Northampton Car Accident
The collision on Old Jacksonville Road left one dead and caused surrounding houses to lose power.
An accident on Old Jacksonville Road in Northampton Saturday afternoon has left one dead and four injured,according to the Northampton Township Police Department.
Phillyburbs.com reports that the only one car was involved in the crash. Northampton Fire Co. Chief Adam Selisker told the reporter that the car cut a Verizon utility pole in half and collided with a tree.
Northampton police closed the small, two lane road while investigating the accident. According to one onlooker, houses in the neighborhood have lost power. PECO crews were also on the scene working to restore electricity.
The driver and four passengers have not been identified, but did confirm to Phillyburbs that the deceased was teenaged.