The Shamokin News Item is reporting today that three of the five teens injured in Wednesday (March 28, 2012) night’s hit-and-run accident near Mount Carmel Area Elementary School involving an alleged drunk driver remain hospitalized. Mount Carmel Township Police Chief Brian Hollenbush has identified the victims as Tyler Wondoloski of Mount Carmel; Seanna Zimmerman of Mount Carmel; Andrew Campbell of Diamondtown; Chelsea Troutman of Mount Carmel, and Jarret Schultz of Mount Carmel.
The police state that Campbell and Zimmerman were flown by Life Flight helicopter to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Wondoloski was taken by Kulpmont Ambulance to Geisinger. Troutman and Schultz were transported by AREA Services Ambulance to Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital, where they underwent emergency room treatment before being released. Campbell was listed in serious condition Thursday, while Zimmerman and Wondoloski were reported in fair condition. All five of the victims are students at Mount Carmel Area Junior-Senior High School.
Victor Edward Swaboski III, 38, of 320 S. Beech St., Mount Carmel, a teacher at Shamokin Area Elementary School, has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI and other offenses in connection with the 8:30 p.m. crash.
The crash remains under investigation.
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