Children Flown to Hospital After Crash, Driver Suspected of DUI

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NORTH MANHEIM TOWNSHIP — A five-month old and six-year old child are injured after a crash in Schuylkill County and police believe the driver of that car was under the influence.

State Police say Gordon Nagle Trail near Pottsville was shut down for hours Saturday after Nicole Moore, 27, of Minersville hit another vehicle head-on.

Two children in Moore’s car were flown to the hospital for treatment.

Moore and the other driver Debra Skripko, 54, of Llewllyn also went to the hospital for their injuries.

Another passenger in Moore’s vehicle, a 3-year old boy was treated and released from the hospital.

Troopers say Moore may face DUI charges. They are waiting for blood test results for the crash in Schuylkill County.