Reynoldsville Man Injured after Driving Through Cornfield

car-accident-graphic-5254_jpg_475x310_q85-300x225WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, Pa. (EYT) – DuBois-based State Police responded to a one-vehicle accident on Vo-Tech Road in Winslow Township, Jefferson County.

Police say this crash occurred as 25-year-old Jeffrey K. Leiberton, of Reynoldsville, drove through a harvested corn field along Vo-Tech Road.

According to police, Leiberton attempted to re-enter the roadway at a location where there was a small embankment approximately two feet higher than the roadway.

The undercarriage of Leiberton’s 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee struck the embankment and roadway, throwing Leiberton forward and back against the driver’s side window, shattering the window.

The vehicle came to final rest on Vo-Tech Road facing southwest blocking the westbound lane.

Police say Leiberton was not wearing a seat belt and sustained minor injuries.

Jewell’s Towing assisted at the scene.


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