Crash closes Rt. 209 in Coaldale
LARRY NEFF/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS
State Route 209 was closed in Coaldale Sunday morning after a car struck a utility pole near the Lansford, Carbon County border. The incident occurred at 7 p.m. as a female motorist was operating her car along route 209. She apparently lost control leaving the north berm of the roadway impacting with a utility pole carrying electrical line. The roadway was closed at First street in Coaldale and near the Lansford pool by Coaldale and Lansford fire police and Coaldale and Lansford police. The victim was transported to the Miners Memorial Hospital, Coaldale with non life threatening injuries.