A pickup truck driver suffers severe injuries after colliding head-on with a tractor trailer in Penn Forest Township early this morning.

The crash happened around 6:30 at the intersection of Route 903 and Old Stage Road.

26-year-old Elgin Rice of Delaware was traveling north when he crossed over into the southbound lane and collided with a tractor trailer head-on.

Rice was trapped in his vehicle for over an hour before being transported to Lehigh Valley Cedar Crest with serious injuries.

The tractor trailer driver, 70-year-old Richard DiGennaro of Effort, was also taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

Route 903 was closed for hours while debris was cleaned up.

State police continue to investigate that crash.