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Jim Thorpe accident sends 1 to hospital, 1 car onto railroad tracks

Published On: Oct 04 2012 08:52:19 AM EDT   Updated On: Oct 04 2012 01:21:09 PM EDT

2-car accident in Carbon County

JIM THORPE, Pa. -

Police in Carbon County are investigating a two-vehicle accident that sent one onto a railroad bed below.

The accident happened around 7 a.m. Thursday on Route 209 near the Route 903 bridge in Jim Thorpe.

Officials said one of the vehicles went onto a sidewalk and then crashed through a steel fence after the collision.

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One driver was taken by ambulance to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest.

There's no word on the driver's condition.