Police Release Details of Three-Vehicle Crash on Route 27

| July 12, 2018

OIL CREEK TWP., Pa. (EYT) – State police have released the details of a crash that occurred Saturday afternoon in Oil Creek Township.

According to Franklin-based State Police, around 2:51 p.m. on Saturday, July 7, three vehicles were involved in a crash on State Route 27 in Oil Creek Township.

Police say 18-year-old Austin M. Gray, of Titusville, was operating a 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage stopped in the right lane of State Route 27 facing toward Pleasantville and 55-year-old Patrick L. Tarr, of Titusville, was operating a 2015 Ford Focus stopped behind Gray’s vehicle.

A 16-year-old female, of Titusville, who was driving a 1997 Toyota Camry, traveling east on State Route 27, crested a hill and then noticed Gray and Tarr stopped ahead. She attempted to stop but was unable to do so in time, and her vehicle struck Tarr’s vehicle from behind.

Gray, the teenage driver, Tarr, and Tarr’s passenger – 53-year-old Kolleen K. Tarr, of Titusville – were all wearing seatbelts and escaped injuries.

The Toyota Camry was towed from the scene by Shambaugh’s Towing, and the Ford Focus was towed from the scene by Thompson’s Towing.

The above report was released to exploreVenango.com on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.


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