Area Woman Escapes Injuries in Scrubgrass Township Crash

| April 18, 2021

SCRUBGRASS TWP., Pa. (EYT) – State police say an area woman escaped injuries in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 East in Scrubgrass Township late Friday night.

According to Clarion-based State Police, the accident happened around 11:52 p.m. on Friday, April 16, on I-80 East, near mile marker 37.7, in Scrubgrass Township, Venango County.

Police say 32-year-old Jessica L. Courson, of Parker, was traveling east on the right eastbound lane of I-80 when her 2006 Ford Fusion traveled off the right shoulder of the roadway. 

According to police, Courson then over-corrected and traveled across both lanes of travel into the median.  The Ford continued to travel across the westbound lanes of traffic and struck a guide rail.
It came to a rest facing northwest of the northern shoulder of I-80. 

Courson was using a seat belt and was not injured.

She was charged with a traffic violation.


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