Two-Vehicle Crash on Route 36, Drivers Escape Injuries

ELDRED TOWNSHIP, Pa. (EYT) – Marienville-based State Police say around 1:30 p.m. today, a two-vehicle accident occurred on State Route 36, at its intersection with State Route 949, in Eldred Township, Jefferson County.

According to police, a 2007 Jeep Liberty came to a stop at the blinking light on SR 949 and then attempted to cross over SR 36 to continue traveling south on SR 949.

Police say the Jeep failed to yield the right of way to a 1997 Honda Accord traveling south on SR 36, and the front of the Honda Accord struck the passenger side of the Jeep in the southbound lane of SR 36.

The Jeep spun and came to its final rest facing north partially on SR 949 and SR 36.

The Honda Accord came to its final rest facing south of SR 36 in the southbound lane.

Neither operator suffered any injuries.

The Jeep was driven from the scene.

The Honda Accord was disabled and was towed from the scene by McPherson Auto Body.

Sigel Volunteer Fire Department, Brookville EMS, and McPherson Auto Body assisted at the scene.

The names of the operators were not provided.


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