Car crash, fire close part of MacArthur Road in Whitehall overnight – 69News WFMZ-TV

Clouds thicken with rain arriving during the afternoon, some snow may mix in for areas between I-78 and the Blue Mountain ridge-line; for areas north and west of the Blue Mountain ridge-line it’s mainly snow..
Snow or a mix of rain and snow changing to all snow. Accumulations of 1-3″ north of I-78 , C-1″ around and south of I-78. 3-5″ amounts possible along and north of Blue Mountain through the Poconos. More on grass, less on roads.
Updated: March 10, 2023 @ 9:23 am

WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. – A crash and car fire shut down part of MacArthur Road in Whitehall Township Tuesday night.
The Whitehall Township Bureau of Fire reported that the accident and fire, which damaged the overhanging road sign, would have Route 145 (MacArthur Road) closed northbound from Sutler Drive overnight.
It reopened early Wednesday, according to dispatchers.

Photos of the incident showed firefighters extinguishing a burnt car that appeared to have crashed into a utility pole.

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Police say charges are likely after a 37-year-old lost control, crashed and his car caught fire.
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