At approximately 10:40pm Tuesday night Hazleton City Police and Fire along with multiple EMS units responded to the intersection of Diamond Avenue and Church Streets for a report of a motor vehicle accident involving multiple vehicles.
Upon arrival, crews stated that three adults and one child were injured. Three vehicles were determined to be involved in the accident.
A pickup truck and a minivan sustained heavy damage while the third vehicle sustained less severe damage.
The pickup is believed to have been traveling Southbound along Church Street when it rear-ended the minivan.
Two occupants of the minivan were confined to the vehicle and required extrication. The driver of the pickup truck fled the scene, however was taken into custody nearby by HPD.
The investigation into the accident is still ongoing.