Four Transported to Hospital for Injuries after Crash in Bell Township

A moving ambulance on it''s way to a crash site.BELL TOWNSHIP, Pa. (EYT) – Punxsutawney-based State Police responded to a two-vehicle accident with injuries on Route 36 in Bell Township, Jefferson County.

According to police, 38-year-old Harvey Fyock, of Punxsutawney, was driving a 2004 Jeep Cherokee Laredo south on Route 36 and 62-year-old Rolland Christman, of Altoona, was traveling north in a 2013 Jeep Patriot.

Fyock was coming out of a left turn and travelling uphill while Christman was travelling downhill toward Fyock’s vehicle.

Fyock lost control of his vehicle which slid across the roadway into the northbound lane and the path of Christman’s vehicle.

Christman’s vehicle impacted the right side of Fyock’s vehicle causing Fyock’s vehicle to spin counterclockwise and into a yard.

Fyock’s vehicle continued to strike a fence and street sign before coming to rest facing east in the yard.

Christman’s vehicle came to rest facing north along the east berm of Route 36.

Fyock and his two passengers were all using proper seat belts and child safety seats but all sustained minor injuries and were transported to Punxsutawney Hospital by Jefferson County EMS.

Christman was wearing a seat belt but was transported for treatment of minor injuries as well.

Jefferson County EMS, Punxsutawney Central Fire Department, and Walker’s Auto assisted at the scene.


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