Brian Downs, a spokesman for Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, said crews continue to work on restoring full telephone service to the Salisbury Township hospital and the Cedar Crest Professional Park. However, Downs said the estimated time for full service resumption is 5:30 p.m.
Telephone service to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest and surrounding areas was out as of 11 a.m. Friday due to an automobile accident.
Salisbury Township Police confirmed that the accident this morning was on Cedar Crest Blvd. in the vicinity of the hospital, but would not give further details.
Brian Downs, a spokesman for Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, released the following statement:
Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest is currently experiencing phone issues due
to a traffic accident on Cedar Crest Blvd. The phone lines into and out
of the campus are
affected. At the current time phone service to the Cedar Crest
Professional Park is completely without phone service. The Cedar Crest
hospital campus is experiencing intermittent interruptions to both
incoming and outgoing calls but internal calling is still
operational. LVHN’s I/S Telecom and Verizon are working on the issue.
At this time there is no estimate on when service will be fully