Update: Pedestrian taken to hospital after being struck on I-81 in East Hanover


File photo of traffic. (Getty Images)

EAST HANOVER, Pa. (WHTM) — Pa. State Police were responding to a two-vehicle crash Sunday morning when a car struck a pedestrian on I-81 South in East Hanover, according to police.

David Smith, 41 from Philadelphia, lost control of his truck when he applied his breaks for slowing traffic.

Smith entered the right shoulder of the highway where a Trooper was standing with the drivers from the previous accident when he struck another car and hit 60-year-old John Bosworth from Oriskany Falls, Ny.

Troopers rendered aid to Bosworth until EMS arrived and Fire freed him from the undercarriage of Smith’s car.

Bosworth was taken to Hershey Medical Center with serious injuries.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Don't Miss