A Scranton man was seriously injured after a one-vehicle crash on state Route 45 in Haines Township on Wednesday afternoon.
State police at Rockview said Thomas Horlacher, 69, was driving a 2011 Toyota RAV4 east on the roadway when he traveled off the shoulder and impacted a concrete culvert at about 12:15 p.m.
The vehicle overturned several times before coming to a final rest on the passenger side, just 6 feet from the eastbound lane, police said.
First responders mechanically extricated Horlacher from the vehicle, and he was then transported by medical helicopter to Geisinger Medical Center.
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According to police, Horlacher was not wearing a seat belt and was operating the vehicle on a medically suspended driver’s license.
Millheim Fire, Penns Valley EMS and Kupples Towing Service responded to the scene.