At approximately 4:20pm today, Hazle Township Fire, EMS, and State Police responded to the area of Route 93 and Dessen Drive near the old Radio Shack for a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle.
The victim was found laying in the roadway with head injuries. MedEvac was immediately requested for the patient. The patient was transported via EMS to Lehigh Valley Hazleton where the helicopter was waiting.
State Police are investigating the accident at this time.
No nformation has been released regarding the victim's name or condition at this time. Follow Hazleton News 1 for updates.