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Lansford woman injured after driving into bridge on SR309 in Tamaqua

  • ANDREW LEIBENGUTH/TIMES NEWS Destiny Bookhardt, 20, of Lansford, was taken to St. Luke's Hospital after she lost control of her black Dodge Neon just after 7 a.m. this morning and drove into the side wall of a bridge located near the All American…
    ANDREW LEIBENGUTH/TIMES NEWS Destiny Bookhardt, 20, of Lansford, was taken to St. Luke's Hospital after she lost control of her black Dodge Neon just after 7 a.m. this morning and drove into the side wall of a bridge located near the All American Jeep dealership on SR309 in Tamaqua. The Neon continued to travel north on SR309 for about 100 hundred feet after striking the bridge, which runs over the Little Schuylkill River. The extent of her injuries were unknown as of press time. Responding were East End Fire Company, American Hose Company, Tamaqua Ambulance, Tamaqua Rescue and Tamaqua Police. Volunteers with the Tamaqua Fire Police detoured heavy early morning SR309 traffic through Schuylkill Avenue and back onto SR309. Tamaqua police officer Peter Wysochansky is the investigating officer.
Published February 10. 2012 05:01PM

Destiny Bookhardt, 20, of Lansford, was taken to St. Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital, Coaldale, after she lost control of her black Dodge Neon just after 7 a.m. today and drove into the side wall of a bridge located near the All American Jeep dealership on SR309 in Tamaqua. The Neon continued to travel north for about 100 hundred feet after striking the bridge, which runs over the Little Schuylkill River. The extent of her injuries were unknown as of press time. Responding were East End and American Hose fire companies, Tamaqua ambulance, rescue squad and police. Fire police detoured heavy early morning traffic through Schuylkill Avenue and back onto SR309. Officer Peter Wysochansky is the investigating.

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