Carbon driver in Lehigh accident
A Carbon County driver was involved in a crash in Lehigh County when a tree had fallen across a roadway. State police at Fogelsville said the accident occurred about 11:41 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6, along New Smithville Road (SR3013), in Weisenberg Township.
Troopers said Austin W. Weiss, 23, of Lehighton, was driving a 2008 Subaru Impreza northbound when he came upon a large tree that had fallen across the road, completely blocking it.
Weiss attempted to avoid the tree but could not and his vehicle struck it. Weiss sustained a minor injury in the accident but did not require immediate medical attention.