This rig sustained extensive damage Thursday morning in an accident on Route 901 between Locust Gap and Locust Summit.

LOCUST SUMMIT — A tractor-trailer driver from Ohio suffered minor injuries Thursday morning when he swerved his rig off Route 901 to avoid a car in front of him and crashed into a wooded area, with a section of the trailer coming to rest across the northbound lane.

Mount Carmel Township Chief of Police Brian Hollenbush reported the 11:30 a.m. accident occurred between the “S” Curve at Locust Gap and Patterson Hardscape.

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