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Five vehicle accident leaves multiple dead and injured

Lehigh County

Mid-morning Sunday around 9:00AM, Lehigh County 9-1-1 dispatched Upper Saucon and Lower Saucon Rescue to Rt. 309 and Center Valley Parkway for an auto extrication.

Police arrived and found 5 vehicles – 4 cars and 1 tractor trailer – 2 SUV’s on their side.  Police right away confirmed two people dead.  Upper Saucon EMS transported one to the trauma center in critical condition.

The initial accident involved one car and two SUV’s.  The second accident occurred when a car ran into the back of the stopped tractor trailer.  Initial reports were the tractor trailer was involved in the original crash.

One of the cars leaked a large amount of gasoline onto the roadway.  Police closed off numerous roads in the area until the scene was cleaned up.

Video by Mike Nester of Nester Video Production.