Police: Medical incident leads to weekend accident

From staff reports

BURNHAM — An unknown medical incident was reportedly the cause of a Saturday afternoon crash in Burnham Borough, according to a news release from the Mifflin County Regional Police Department.

According to the release, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Richard Hackenberg, of Lewistown,

was traveling east on West Freedom Avenue and suffered from a sudden medical condition,

causing him to strike the

vehicle of Melissa Bollinger, of Lewistown. After hitting Bollinger’s vehicle, Hackenberg continued across the intersection hitting the former Mattress

World building, owned by

Guy McCardle, of Lewistown.

Hackenberg was transported

to Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital by Fame EMS and police

were assisted at the scene

by Burnham and Reedsville fire

companies and Burnham Fire



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