Crash at Burnham intersection injures 2

BURNHAM – Three vehicles were involved in an accident at the intersection of West Freedom Avenue and Logan Boulevard at 2:02 p.m., Thursday, according to a report from Mifflin County Regional Police Department.

Police said a 2008 Ford F-150 driven by David Conner, 86, of Lewistown, hit two vehicles in the rear, who were stopped at a red traffic light in the left turn lane of West Freedom Avenue. According to the report, the first vehicle hit was a 2014 Ford Focus, driven by Robert Heimbaugh, 85, of Belleville. Police said Conner’s truck then traveled past Heimbaugh’s vehicle and hit the second vehicle, a 1997 Mercury Sable driven by Robin Cain, 57, of Reedsville. According to the report, the impact caused Cain’s and Conner’s vehicles to enter the intersection where they came to a stop.

Conner told police he had no recollection of the events prior to the collision, and was transported via ambulance to the Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital emergency room, according to the report. Police said Cain went to the same emergency room by a private vehicle to seek treatment, while Heimbaugh was uninjured. According to the report all three vehicles involved had to be towed from the scene.

MCRPD was assisted at the scene by the Burnham Fire Department, Reedsville Fire and Rescue, East Derry Fire Department, Fame EMS and the Derry Township Fire Police.