Mayport Teen Injured in Route 28 Crash

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. (EYT) – According to Punxsutawney-based State Police, a three-vehicle accident occurred on State Route 28, south of Moore Road, in Clover Township, Jefferson County.

Police say 18-year-old Seth B. Taylor, of Mayport; 40-year-old Johanna M. Weimer, of Pittsburgh; and 23-year-old Maxwell P. Oknefski, of Ridgway, were involved in the collision.

According to police, Taylor was traveling south on SR 28, and Weimer and Oknefski were traveling north on SR 28.

Taylor was traveling around a right curve in the roadway at a speed in which he could not control his 2001 Toyota Corolla, police say.

His vehicle encroached into the northbound lane while negotiating the curve and side-swiped a 2011 Kia Optima driven by Weimer. His vehicle then traveled across the southbound land and struck the western embankment, according to police.

Police say his vehicle traveled off the bank and to the left back into the northbound lane where it struck a 2004 Toyota Camry driven by Oknefski.

Both the Toyota Corolla and the Toyota Camry sustained disabling damage and a result of the collision.

All three drivers were using seat belts.

Taylor suffered minor injuries.

Summerville Ambulance transported him to Brookville Area Hospital.

Weimer and Oknefski were not injured.

Taylor was charged with driving too fast for conditions.

Summerville Fire Company and Ambulance; Pine Creek Township Fire Company; Jefferson County EMS; an PennDOT assisted at the scene.


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