2012-11-15 / Front Page

Two Die in Head-On Crash Near Towanda

Passenger life flighted to Geisinger

A head-on crash on the Route 220 overpass at Route 6 in North Towanda Township at 10:21 a.m. Tuesday resulted in the deaths of two drivers, according to Pennsylvania State Police at Towanda.

State police said a male driver traveling south on Route 220 attempted to pass the vehicle in front of him, crossing the double yellow lines to do so and ran head-on into a vehicle that was traveling north.

A passenger in the southbound vehicle was airlifted to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. At the time of the report, the extent of the passenger’s injuries were not known.

Police had not released the identity of the victims as of Tuesday afternoon.

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