Intersection in Sunbury Closed Due to Crash
SUNBURY — Police in Sunbury say a 16-year-old driver is responsible for a crash that damaged a utility pole and closed a road Monday morning in Northumberland County. The crash happened around 3 a.m. at the intersection of Market and Front Streets in Sunbury.
Police received a tip around 2:45 a.m. that a vehicle was stolen in nearby Upper Augusta Township. A short time later, a Sunbury police officer noticed a vehicle driving with its headlights off.
After a short pursuit, the driver lost control at the intersection of Market and Front Streets and crashed into a utility pole and traffic light.
The intersection was closed while crews worked to repair downed power lines and a damaged utility pole. The intersection was back open by 4 p.m.
The driver and two other passengers in the vehicle were taken to the hospital for injuries.
Police in Sunbury say charges are pending in Northumberland County.
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