Driver Injured in One-Vehicle Crash in Work Zone on Route 53

BECCARIA TWP., Pa. (EYT) – According to Punxsutawney-based State Police, a one-vehicle crash occurred on Friday morning on State Route 53 in a work zone.

Police say the accident happened around 6:46 a.m., on Friday, June 17, on State Route 53 (Glen Hope Blvd.), in Beccaria Township, Clearfield County, involving 51-year-old Joel T. Ross, of Altoona.

According to police, Ross was traveling on Route 53, and his 1997 Dodge Dakota exited the roadway and struck a tree.

Clearfield EMS transported Ross to UPMC Altoona for suspected minor injuries.

He was using a seat belt.

According to police, he was charged with a traffic violation.

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