Female driver injured in Washington Township crash


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Washington Township, Pa. – A female driver was transported to Forbes Regional Hospital after a two-vehicle crash on SR 380 @ Beamer Lane about 3:22 pm Wednesday afternoon.

Police on scene said a vehicle was turning onto SR 380 from Beamer when the crash occurred involving a pickup truck. Westmoreland 911 dispatch reported the vehicle over a hillside with a female patient confined to her vehicle. Stabilization was needrd to get the driver from the wreck.

Both vehicles sustained significant damages. A guiderail prevented the vehicle from going further over the hillside and into a small creek. Traffic was slowed and sometimes blocked through the area while tow crews removed the vehicles from the crash scene. There was no word on injuries to the pickup truck driver. The roadway reopened to normal traffic in about an hour.


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