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Rt. 248 rockslide results in number of flat tires

  • TERRY AHNER/TIMES NEWS These rocks observed this morning along a portion of State Route 248 westbound, west of the Bowmanstown exit, caused several vehicles to sustain flat tires Tuesday evening.
    TERRY AHNER/TIMES NEWS These rocks observed this morning along a portion of State Route 248 westbound, west of the Bowmanstown exit, caused several vehicles to sustain flat tires Tuesday evening.
Published February 01. 2012 05:03PM

Several vehicles sustained flat tires Tuesday evening as the result of rocks down along a portion of Route 248 near Bowmanstown.

State Police at Lehighton said troopers responded at 7:29 p.m. to a report of rocks in the roadway along State Route 248 westbound, west of the Bowmanstown exit.

The rocks were in the roadway, and caused three vehicles to have flat tires. No injuries were reported, nor was there any severe damage to any of the vehicles.

Troopers cleared the road of debris, directed traffic, and assisted with motorist on scene.

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