Driver in critical condition

SALLADASBURG — Wade C. Putman, 56, of Westfield, the driver injured in Tuesday’s tanker truck crash at Route 287 and Dam Run Road in Mifflin Township, was reported in critical condition at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, a hospital spokeswoman said Wednesday.

State police said Putman was traveling east on Dam Run Road when he lost control of the water tanker and slammed into an embankment.