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Teen injured in Towamensing

Published January 06. 2014 05:01PM

Mathew A. Gould, 18, of Palmerton, was injured in a one-vehicle crash at 11:39 a.m. Dec. 25 on Pohopoco Drive in Towamensing Township.

State police at the Lehighton barracks said he was driving a 1997 Ford westbound on Pohopoco Drive when he lost control of the vehicle causing it to skid off the right side of the road, travel through property at 5735 Pohopoco Drive and crash into a concrete wall. Police said the vehicle rolled over in a creek before coming to rest.

Gould was transported to the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, by the Palmerton EMS. Police said the severity of his injuries were unknown.

The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Gould will be cited for driving too fast for conditions.

In addition to the Palmerton EMS, police were assisted at the scene by the Towamensing Township Fire Department and Fire Police.

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