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Driver Veers Off Road Into Little Lehigh Creek

Area man hurt when his car veers off Willow Lane and partially into creek, police say.

Driver Veers Off Road Into Little Lehigh Creek

A Breinigsville-area man found himself in cold water on New Year's Day after his car went off a Lower Macungie Township road, struck a tree and partially submerged in a creek, police said.

Samuel Correll, 61, was moderately hurt and taken to by , according to .

Correll's vehicle was southbound on Willow Lane at 7:05 a.m. near John Fries Drive and was traveling too fast for conditions when he failed to negotiate a curve, police said. Correll's car hit a tree, continued into a ditch and landed partially in the Little Lehigh Creek.

Macungie EMS was assisted by .

Correll was cited for traveling too fast for conditions, police said.

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