BEAR CREEK TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A crash on the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Luzerne County is deadly, the coroner confirms.
It happened in the southbound lanes near the Wilkes-Barre interchange at Bear Creek around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. State police said an SUV flipped over a side guide rail. Four people were inside.
State police said two people were dead and two others were taken to the hospital.
Police have identified the victims as Ileana Molnar, 71, and Gyula Molnar, 81, both of New Jersey.
Troopers said the driver, an 80-year-old man from New Jersey, and a front-seat passenger were conscious and alert at the hospital.