Slippery Conditions Lead to Several Accidents Throughout Region

| February 13, 2019

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – The mix of freezing rain and snow on Tuesday made for slick road conditions, leading to a number of crashes throughout the region.

According to a representative of Venango County Emergency Services, only one notable crash was reported in Venango County. The call was received at 7:20 a.m. for a one-vehicle accident on State Route 417 in Sugarcreek Borough.

Rocky Grove Volunteer Fire Department and the Sugarcreek Borough Police were dispatched to the scene.

Further to the west, in Clarion County, several crashes were reported throughout the morning.

According to a representative of Clarion County 9-1-1, the first call came in at 8:01 a.m. for a motor vehicle accident on State Route 66 in Paint Township. Shippenville-Elk Township Volunteer Fire Department, Shippenville-Elk Volunteer Ambulance, and Clarion-based State Police were dispatched to the scene. The scene was cleared at 8:51 a.m.

The next call came in at 8:30 a.m. for a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 80 eastbound near the 70 mile marker in Clarion Township. Corsica Volunteer Fire Company, Clarion Hospital Ambulance, and Clarion-based State Police were dispatched to the scene. The scene was cleared at 8:51 a.m.

Another call was received at 8:34 a.m. for a crash on State Route 338 in Beaver Township. Knox Volunteer Fire Company, Shippenville-Elk Volunteer Ambulance, and Clarion-based State Police were dispatched to the scene. The scene was cleared at 9:45 a.m.

The last call for the morning was received at 9:07 a.m. for a crash on State Route 68 in Monroe Township. Sligo Volunteer Fire Department, Rimersburg Hose Company, Clarion Hospital Ambulance, and Clarion-based State Police were dispatched to the scene. The scene was cleared at 10:02 a.m.

Police are expected to release additional information within the next 48 hours.


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