Police Release Details of Mineral Township Crash

| May 14, 2022

MINERAL TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Franklin-based State Police released the details of a one-vehicle crash that occurred on Jackson Center Polk Road on May 1.

Police say this crash happened around 8:19 a.m. on Sunday, May 1, on Jackson Center Polk Road (State Route 965), in Mineral Township, Venango County.

According to police, 45-year-old Darla L. Schaffer, of Stoneboro, was traveling on Route 965 and drove off the north side of the roadway. Her 2015 Dodge Dart struck a ditch at the edge of a residential driveway and then went airborne. The vehicle landed on its wheels and partially in a ditch, Upon landing, the car traveled a short distance and then struck another ditch along a driveway before coming to a rest in the driveway.

Schaffer was transported to Grove City Hospital by Community Ambulance Service for injuries of unknown severity.

She was charged with a traffic violation.

Lowry’s Towing removed the vehicle from the scene of the crash.

Polk Volunteer Fire Department assisted at the scene.

PSP Franklin released the above report on Friday, May 13, 2022.

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