Two People Rescued After Crash

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PLAINS TOWNSHIP — Two crash victims had to be pulled up an embankment just outside Wilkes-Barre Wednesday night.

State police said one car rear-ended another along the Route 115/309 corridor near the North Cross Valley Expressway around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Troopers said the car in front flipped down a steep embankment and into a wooded area.

Crews rescued the driver, Thomas Green from Wilkes-Barre, and a passenger, Shannon Gail from Kingston, and took both to the hospital.

The driver of the other car wasn’t hurt.