Washington Township Car Crash Death of Kristin Andres – Obituary
50-year-old Slatington woman, Kristin Andres, has died in a fatal Washington Township car crash that occurred at Route 873 and Grove Street, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. It happened on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, when the vehicle that 50-year-old Francis Andres was driving lost control while trying to make a turn.
Police say the vehicle went over the northbound lanes and onto the shoulder where it struck a pole on the driver’s side. The vehicle continued moving uncontrolled and crashed into a second pole on the passenger’s side.
The vehicle then spun while striking multiple street signs before coming to a rest.
Rescuers had to extricate both victims from the wreckage. Police say efforts were hampered by heavy rains and flooding.
Passenger Kristin Andres was left with fatal injures. She was taken to the hospital where she died. The driver, Francis Andres, was left with injuries that were treated at the hospital.
The accident remains under investigation.