Van Crashes into Homes

PALMERTON — Police in Carbon County are investigating a crash that sent a van into a home in Palmerton.

The house on Lehigh Avenue is boarded up.

Police said a woman driving the van was turning out of an alley around 6 p.m. when the accelerator got stuck.

The van struck the corner of one house, before smashing through the wall of a double home.

Families live in both homes. Amazingly, no one was hurt.

The van had to be towed out of the home.