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Coroner called to scene after car plunges into river in Allentown

Thursday, August 08, 2013

The Lehigh County coroner was been called to a crash that sent a car into a river.

The accident happened after 11:00 p.m. Wednesday along Martin Luther King Boulevard and Lehigh Parkway East in Allentown.

Police on scene say a car drove off an embankment, hit a tree, and plunged into the water.

There were initial reports that people were trapped inside.

Again, a coroner has been called to the scene, but there is no official word yet on fatalities.

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