Two Teen Drivers Collide in Route 219 Crash

SNYDER TOWNSHIP, Pa. (EYT) – DuBois-based State Police say three people escaped injuries in a two-vehicle collision that occurred around 7:39 a.m. on April 18, in Snyder Township, Jefferson County.

According to police, the crash occurred as a 17-year-old male driver, of Brockway, was pulling out of the driveway at his residence onto State Route 219.

An 18-year-old male driver, of Williamsport, was traveling on SR 219 when the Brockway teen pulled out into the roadway in front of him, police say.

The Williamsport teen’s 2008 Chevrolet 2500 struck the Brockway teen driver’s 1997 Honda CRV in the 9 o’clock position, according to police.

The CRV came to a final rest in the parking lot of Superior Energy Services while the Chevrolet came to a final rest on the east shoulder of SR 219, police say.

Both vehicle’s sustained disabling damage in the crash and were towed from the scene by Zimmerman’s Towing.

Both drivers and the Williamsport teen’s passenger – Joseph E. Ruff, 30, of Williamsport – were all wearing seat belts and were uninjured in the crash.

The Brockway teen was cited with a traffic violation.

PSP DuBois were assisted at the scene by Brockway VFD, Horton Township VFD, and Brockway Area Ambulance Service.


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