State Police Tip Line: 1 (866) 326-7256
School Closings

Deadly Crash On Interstate 81


SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — A deadly two car crash on interstate 81 slowed traffic Friday morning.

The crash happened around 6 a.m. just south of the Waverly exit in South Abington Township.

The coroner said , Joseph Lewis, 54, of  Scranton man died in the crash.

State Police said Lewis hit a concrete barrier and then a bridge post after the driver of the other vehicle hit a guide rail and overturned.

Authorities said that driver, Jame Kemble, 63, of New Milford received minor injuries.

Lewis died at the scene after that crash in Lackawanna County.


Talkback 16 Online Discussion:

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 29,569 other followers