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Driver Arrrested In Hit And Run Near Shamokin

Posted On Behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on May 14, 2012 in General

March 29, 2012 -   The  Shamokin News Item is reporting today that a hit-and-run driver was apprehended by police Wednesday night (March 28, 2012) after he struck at least three people walking on the Locust Gap Highway near Mount Carmel Area Elementary School.  Victor E. Swaboski III, employed as an elementary teacher in Shamokin Area School District, was found hiding in a wooded area near Seventh and Poplar streets and was taken into custody.
Three people are believed to be seriously injured and were taken to Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, two of whom were flown by Life Flight helicopter and a third driven by ambulance.  Two others were driven by ambulance to G-SACH in Coal Township. The five pedestrians, all believed to be teenagers, were walking east toward Mount Carmel when they were struck from behind by the eastbound Jeep.  Two of the teens had bicycles.  The victims were treated in a patch of grass just off the highway and near the school’s fence.  Those flown by helicopter were taken to the high school where a landing zone was established. For more information on the accident and investigation see the  Shamokin News Item website at the following link:
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