Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Coal Region Canary
Coal Region CanaryCoal Region Canary

Local News

Injured Maryland Woman Found Alongside I-81 in Schuylkill County Following Crash

maryland woman injured interstate 81 crash schuylkill county

maryland woman injured interstate 81 crash schuylkill county

A Maryland woman crawled away from a crash scene along Interstate 81 until she was finally noticed by a passing motorist.

According to State Police in Frackville, the crash happened at about 5 a.m. in the northbound lanes of the highway in Foster Township Saturday. That’s where police say 35-year-old Candace Sykes, of Baltimore, veered off the road.
When Sykes’ vehicle – a Chevy Suburban – left the road, and struck several trees and rolled over several times before finally coming to a stop.

Police describe the area of the highway as heavily wooded with a down slope.

Sykes was able to free herself from the vehicle and crawled up the embankment along the highway.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Just after 9 a.m., a passing motorist noticed Sykes on the side of the road laying down near a guardrail. That driver called in to State Police and they, along with EMS personnel from Tremont Area Ambulance responded to the scene.

Sykes was taken by ambulance to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville with suspected serious injuries as a result of the crash.

Subscribe to Coal Region Canary

Get email updates from Coal Region Canary by becoming a subscriber today. Just enter your email address below to get started!
Loading

News Tips?

Let us know of news happening in your area. Use our NEWS TIPS ENTRY FORM
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

Local Weather

How much are we really going to get? Some say it's still too soon to tell.

Local News

Several Schuylkill County residents say they recently found bizarre printed messages inside packages of items purchased at local grocery stores. The Canary spoke with...

Local Weather

Slightly more snow expected for Schuylkill County.

PA News

Flights arriving in the cover of night to NEPA.

Local News

If convicted, Hall faces up to 10 more years in prison.

Local News

  A new trial date has finally been set for Magen Hall, who faces a mandatory life sentence, if she’s found guilty of murdering...