Armstrong County Injury Accident (November 22, 2017) On Wednesday afternoon, an Armstrong County injury accident left two people severely hurt in a head-on collision and details are sparse.
In an online article by TribLive, it is reported that the accident occurred on Route 68 just after 12 o’clock on Wednesday afternoon. The crash site was nearby Sevbetown Road in the community of Brady’s Bend Township and both of the drivers of the vehicles in the collision where injured. Initial reports describe the injures as severe but there are no specifics on the extent of the injuries or if the lives of the drivers are at risk.
Local police described the accident as a head-on collision apparently caused when a vehicle traveling eastbound on Route 68 veered into oncoming traffic and slammed into a vehicle traveling in its lane on the westbound side of the road..
Emergency medical services on the scene treated and transported the drivers of the two cars by ambulance to ACMH Hospital. Following their arrival at ACMH Hospital, the injured drivers were transported to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital via helicopter highlighting the need for advanced and speedy medical attention.
The names of the drivers have not been shared but it is known that they are age 42 and 21 years old. Both injured drivers are from East Brady and their condition upon departure to the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital remains undisclosed.
The site of the accident on Route 68 was closed for approximately five hours following the accident.
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