Fatal Crash Friday in Carbondale Under Investigation

Fatal Crash Friday in Carbondale Under Investigation

CARBONDALE – The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash which occurred just before 6:30 Friday night on E. Park St. in Carbondale.

According to a release from the sheriff’s office, a male driver was found unresponsive when officers arrived and had to be removed from the vehicle. The driver, who’s name will not be released until family members are notified, was taken by ambulance for treatment at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, where he later died from his injuries.

A preliminary investigation indicated the vehicle was going west on E. Park St. when it crested a hill. The driver then lost control of the vehicle, leaving the roadway and colliding with a tree.

Responders from the Carbondale Police Department, the Carbondale Township Fire Department  and the Jackson County Ambulance Service assisted with the case.