Fiery Double Fatal Crash Victim ID'd [Video]
A horrific crash on MacArthur Road just north of the Lehigh Valley's major shopping strip Saturday left two people dead; one has been identified by authorities.
Sharon Gonzalez-Medina, 41, of Whitehall Township, has been identified as one of two people killed Saturday when a pickup truck hit her car, which burst into flames on MacArthur Road near St. John's United Church of Christ-Mickleys.
Newsworking.net has posted graphic video of the car in flames.
Gonzalez-Medina's car was turning right onto MacArthur Road from Eberhart Road when she was hit by a pickup truck traveling north at a high rate of speed about 6 p.m., according to the reports. Gonzalez-Medina and her passenger were killed.
MacArthur Road (Route 145) will be closed from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday so state police can reconstruct the accident.
- Southbound traffic will be detoured on Mechanicsville Road, Rural Road, Mauch Chunk Road and Schadt Avenue.
- Northbound traffic will be detoured on Eberhart Road, Seventh Street and either Glenside Drive or Lehigh Street.
Motorists should expect significant delays and use caution driving through the area.