Motorcyclist, Police Chief Hurt in Crash

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Hazleton’s police chief and a motorcyclist were hurt Friday morning in a crash.

It happened about 10 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Broad and Laurel streets.

Police Chief Frank DeAndrea was driving a marked sport utility vehicle which collided with a motorcycle.

Chief DeAndrea told Newswatch 16 the motorcycle ran a red light and hit his SUV.

Motorcyclist Walter Bloss of Drums was flown to the hospital for treatment. There is no word on his condition.

Chief DeAndrea was also hurt.


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