Intersection in Sunbury Closed Due to Crash

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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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