Car Slams Into Police SUV in Luzerne County

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PLAINS TOWNSHIP — Police report that a man t-boned a Veterans Affairs Police SUV in Luzerne County.

It happened around 10:00 a.m. Saturday in front of the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center on East End Blvd.

The man was taken to Geisinger to be treated. Police believe he was having a medical issue when he crashed.

There was nobody inside the Police SUV at the time of the crash.

Plains Township Police are investigating the incident.

8 comments

    • Anonymous

      Because it’s federal property, so the city/town/state police don’t do the routine policing there. Some VA campuses are quite large with many buildings. Military installations have their own federal police, as do national parks, indian reservations, federal administrative buildings (such as courthouses, social security offices, post offices, the US Capitol, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, etc).

    • joel

      Nice attempt at a complete sentence. Good work. I work at the V.A. and the police are a valuable part of the workforce. After a little event called 9/11 the placed armed police in government facilities.

  • Newbie

    Wait it happened Infront of a hospital and they took him to a different hospital for treatment? Only in America

    • abby

      In order to be seen at the VA, you need to be a veteran. that’s probably why they took the person 5 mins down the road to geisinger.

    • Skeptic

      The VA is not a hospital. It’s a medical center for veterans. Plus, Geisinger is the area trauma center and can handle injuries that a regular hospital may not be able to. Sounds stupid to the uninformed, but there’s rhyme to the reason.

      • mickey

        Isn’t that the job/purpose of the reporter? To fill in details and questions people would ask? I guess maybe the reporter was not smart enough to ask questions.

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