The two-vehicle crash Saturday on MacArthur Road in Whitehall closed the roadway for hours, according to published reports.
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, February 24
Two people were killed in a fiery two-vehicle crash on MacArthur Road in Whitehall on Saturday evening, according to reports on mcall.com and wfmz.com A car turning right onto MacArthur Road from Eberhart Road was struck by a pickup truck traveling north at a high rate of speed about 6 p.m., according to the reports. The car caught fire and the two people in the car were killed. The identities of those killed have not yet been released. MacArthur Road (Route 145) was closed for hours.
Fatal accident closes SB Route 309, according to scanner report.
A fatal motor vehicle accident occurred late Friday on Route 309 in Lower Macungie Township according to emergency scanner transmissions. The accident was reported around 11 p.m. as an overturned vehicle with an unresponsive victim trapped underneath. State Police arrived and reported the victim was potentially deceased. The accident occurred on SB Rt. 309 under I-78 in the vicinity of where Lower Macungie, South Whitehall, Upper Macungie and Salisbury township come together. Southbound Route 309 was closed, and traffic was diverted at Tilghman Street. The accident was initially reported as being located on I-78 at Hamilton Boulevard in South Whitehall Township.