Eye 3 Yellow 3d 2 new logo Philly_KYW_new Philly_94WIP_new CBS Sports Radio 610 Philly_WPHT_new

Latest News

Fatal Accident In Lehigh County Under Investigation

crash

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Check Out

GERMANTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police in eastern Pennsylvania say a collision between a car and a tow truck has killed five people and injured a sixth.

State police Cpl. Mark Rowlands says the deaths happened Thursday on a rural road in Heidelberg Township.

Images from the scene show the tow truck was hauling a box truck when the accident occurred around 2:30 p.m.

Rowlands says the car ran a stop sign and was hit by the tow truck. All four occupants of the car died, as did the truck’s driver.

Rowlands says the tow truck’s passenger was taken to a hospital.

He says police are not yet releasing the victims’ names.

(© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)