Two Reynoldsville Teens Flown to UPMC Presby Following Rollover Crash in Winslow Township

1812d1140135579-stat-medevac-stat1[1]WINSLOW TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Two Reynoldsville teens were flown to UMPC Presbyterian following a rollover crash that occurred around 10:00 p.m. on October 26, on Wayne Road, in Winslow Township, Jefferson County.

DuBois-based State Police say this crash occurred as a 1998 Plymouth Breeze was traveling east on Wayne Road (State Route 1002). After the vehicle rounded a slight left curve, it crossed over the westbound lane before striking a large tree on the north side of the roadway. Upon impact, the vehicle rotated approximately 90 degrees in a forward counter-clockwise motion before overturning onto its roof. The vehicle came to a rest in the westbound lane on its roof facing northeast.

The passenger of the vehicle – a 17-year-old Reynoldsville male – exited prior to the arrival of the first responders.

The driver of the vehicle – 18-year-old Amity L. Mikelonis, of Reynoldsville – was mechanically extricated from the vehicle.

Both Mikelonis and the 17-year-old male were transported by medical helicopter to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.

The severity of the teens’ injuries are unknown, police say.

Reynoldsville Fire Department and Ambulance Services and DuSan EMS assisted at the scene.

Jewell Towing removed the vehicle from the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

The above report was released to exploreJeffersonpa.com on October 29, 2016.


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