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Head-on crash leaves one dead on Rt. 248

Northampton County

Late Sunday morning, Lehigh Township Fire 47 was dispatched to a rescue box on Rt. 248 west of Blue Mountain Drive for a head-on collision involving a mini-van.

One person was pronounced at the scene and was a 38 year-old male from Northampton. He was the driver of the car and the only person in that vehicle.

Numerous people were rescued from the mini-van and transported to area hospitals with minor to serious injuries.

Route 248 was closed for a few hours while police investigated.

This was the second fatal on Rt. 248 in Lehigh Township this week.