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Truck Hauling Old Appliances Crashes, Closes Stretch of Route 11 Near Clarks Summit

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A stretch of road is closed after an early morning crash in Lackawanna County, and it’s going to affect the morning c...

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A stretch of road is closed after an early morning crash in Lackawanna County, and it's going to affect the morning commute.

A truck hauling old appliances crashed into a telephone pole just before 3 a.m. on Thursday at the intersection of Scott Road and Route 11 (Northern Boulevard) in South Abington Township.

Police say the driver was taken to the hospital. He is expected to be okay.

Route 11 near Clarks Summit was closed while crews cleaned up the wreck. It reopened by about 10:30 a.m.

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