Update: Accident Caused by Red Light Runner, Cops say

Digital Reporter- Jeff Bohen

Northampton First Responders in process of extricating victim in vehicle accident last week.
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A two -vehicle accident in Northampton Township, in which a vehicle flipped over last week was caused by one motorist running a red light, Police said Tuesday.

The accident, which occurred around 2:40 p.m. last Tuesday at at Buck and Stoneyford Roads, in Holland, brought traffic to a standstill as first responder crews went into service.

“The accident occurred after a vehicle traveling south on Buck Rd failed to stop for a red light, said Lieutenant Steven LeCompte via E-mail Tuesday morning.

According to Twp Officials cause of the accident was failure to obey a traffic signal
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Northampton Township Fire Department extricated the driver of vehicle number two- a Chevrolet van that overturned over on to its side- by using a glass cutting tools, said Rob Holmes Deputy Fire Chief.

The driver of the van was transported by Tri-Hampton Rescue Squad to St Mary’s Medical Center for treatment.

Northampton Volunteer Fire Company, engine No. 3 was also responded to the accident

No information was available about the motorist’s injuries.




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