Driver Injured in One-Vehicle Crash in Washington Township

A moving ambulance on it''s way to a crash site.WASHINGTON TWP., Pa. (EYT) – According to DuBois-based State Police, a one-vehicle accident occurred on Interstate 80 West, at mile marker 89.2, in Washington Township, Jefferson County.

Police say around 7:49 p.m. on October 19, 31-year-old Jameson L. Whitehill, of Bellefonte, was traveling westbound on I-80 in the left lane in a 1998 Dodge Ram 1500.

The vehicle left its lane for unknown reasons traveling across the left shoulder of the roadway and entered the median gradually where it traveled down a steep embankment, impacting several small trees and a drainage ditch, according to police.

The vehicle came to a final rest impaled in the ditch facing a westerly direction.

Whitehill suffered moderate injuries.

Medic 43 transported him to Penn Highlands Healthcare DuBois.

A passenger in Whitehill’s vehicle – 27-year-old Harrison I. Schultz, of Glen Arm, MD – was not injured.

Both occupants were using seat belts.

Whitehill was charged with a traffic violation.

The above report was released to on October 28, 2015.

Copyright © 2021 EYT Media Group, Inc. All rights reserved. Any copying, redistribution or retransmission of the contents of this service without the express written consent of EYT Media Group, Inc. is expressly prohibited.

Comments are temporarily closed. A new and improved comments section will be added soon.