Serious injuries in crash early today
A Schuylkill County woman was seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash about 3 a.m. today along Mountain Road (SR2003), at the Blythe Township-New Philadelphia line, in the borough.
State police at Frackville said Tracy A. Wilcosky, 39, of Middleport, was southbound operating a 2003 Pontiac Sunfire when it left the roadway and struck a tree head-on.
Wilcosky was extricated from the wreckage and taken to a nearby baseball field where she was flown by medevac helicopter to the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. Damages to the front end of the vehicle were termed major.
Troopers were assisted at the scene by volunteers from the Kaska Fire Company, Good Intent Fire Company, of New Philadelphia, Yorkville Hose of Pottsville, and the Pottsville EMS unit.