Teen Flees Crash Scene After Car Goes Airborne; Collides into House

HUSTON TWP., Pa. (EYT) – DuBois-based State Police say early this morning a teen fled the scene of an accident after crashing airborne into a residence located along State Route 153, at the intersection with Horseshoe Drive, in Huston Township, Clearfield County.

According to police, around 2:20 a.m. on August 29, a known, 19-year-old Penfield woman was traveling north on Route 153, and her 2003 Saturn Sedan traveled across the roadway and struck a guardrail.

The Saturn traveled north along the guardrail for 121 feet leaving paint transfer on it. The car then traveled back across the road and began to turn in a counterclockwise direction, police say.

The car continued in a northeastern direction and went airborne, and its right side impacted a residence. After impact, the car then traveled in a western direction, while rolling onto its roof, according to police.

The teen driver fled the scene before Fire, EMS, and police arrived, police say.

She was flown from the scene to Altoona Medical Center for treatment of moderate injuries, according to police.

The damage to the residence was extensive, police say.

Police indicated the nature of the incident was a drug violation.

The investigation is still ongoing, and if anyone has any information about the incident, please contact PSP DuBois at 814-371-4652.

Penfield Fire Department, Bennetts Valley Ambulance, and Bricen Towing assisted at the scene.

The name of the teen driver was not released.

No other information was provided.

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