Police Release Details on Reynoldsville Woman Air-Lifted to UPMC Altoona After Crashing into Tree Head-On

A moving ambulance on it''s way to a crash site.WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (EYT) – Police released details concerning a Reynoldsville woman who was airlifted after crashing into a tree on Pardus Road (State Route 1007), 2806 feet north of Sandy Valley Road (State Route 1003), in Washington Township, Jefferson County.

According to police, this crash occurred around 10:05 a.m. on November 24, as a 2003 Subaru Outback was traveling south of Pardus Road (State Route 1007). As the vehicle was rounding a slight right hand curve, the vehicle crossed over the northbound lane before leaving the roadway and striking a tree head-on.

The impact caused the upper portion of the tree to fall onto the vehicle’s roof. It came to a final rest against a second tree facing southeast.

The operator – 22-year-old Jamie L. Knoch, of Reynoldsville – was reported to be standing on the roadway after the collision by a passing motorist, according to police.

She suffered injuries that required her to be immediately air-lifted by medical helpcopter from the crash scene to UPMC Altoon Hospital for treatment, police say.

The investigation continues.

Reynoldsville Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance Services and Stat Medivac assisted at the scene.

Jewell’s Towing removed the vehicle from the crash scene.

The above report was released to exploreJeffersonpa.com on December 7, 2014.


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