Man Injured in Jenks Township Crash

| October 16, 2020

JENKS TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police say a man was injured in a crash that occurred in Jenks Township on Tuesday afternoon.

According to police, around 1:20 p.m. on October 13, a one-vehicle crash occurred State Route 66 just east of Oak Lane in Jenks Township.

Police say 61-year-old Donald J. Meloney, of Marienville, was operating a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado, traveling north on State Route 66, when he became unconscious and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle then entered the grass area to the right of the roadway, struck a utility pole, then continued into the yard of a residence before striking a tree and coming to a final rest.

Meloney suffered injuries to his head and wrist as well as suspected spinal injuries and was transported to Clarion Hospital for further treatment.

The vehicle sustained damage to the front bumper, front grill, and engine compartment, and also had both side mirrors broken off.

Snyder’s Auto Towing also assisted at the scene.

 


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