Two injured in Lehigh Twp. crash
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Two persons were injured in a one-car crash Wednesday night along SR145 in Lehigh Township. The crash occurred at 8:55 p.m. According to township police Jeffrey J. Kreitz, 21, of 177 Leiby Lane, Ashfield, was driving a Subaru Impreza northbound, at Riverview Drive, when he lost control while rounding a curve. The vehicle spun around and traveled off the northbound shoulder north of Blue Mountain Drive. The rear of the car struck a utility pole. Police said passenger Shane Jefferson, 18, of N. Seventh St., Lehighton, was flown by PennStar helicopter to St. Luke's Hospital Fountain Hill, while another passenger, Jacob Wertman, 21, of Blue Mountain Rd., Ashfield, was taken by Northern Valley EMS to the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. Kreitz was apparently not injured. Police ask anyone who may have witnessed the crash and were not interviewed by officers to call them at (610)760-8800.