Infant, Three Adults Rushed to Hospital Following Route 119 Collision


YOUNG TWP., Pa. (EYT) — Four people were taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle crash on Route 119 Sunday evening in Young Township, Jefferson County.

According to Punxsutawney-based State Police, Scott Farnham, 53, of Titusville, was traveling north in a 2006 Jeep Liberty when he attempted to turn left in front of a 1999 Dodge Dakota driven by Tear Stewart, 28, of New Derry, who was driving south on Route 119.

The vehicles collided with the Jeep Liberty stopping on the berm south of the Route 436 intersection and the Dakota stopping in the left turning lane of Route 436.

Stewart and two passengers, Shannon Jewell, 35, and an infant boy, both of New Derry, were taken to Punxsutawney Hospital by Jefferson County EMS for further evaluation of their injuries.

Farnham was also taken to Punxsy Hospital by Jefferson County EMS for evaluation of his injury.

The infant boy was in a child safety seat but none of the three adults were wearing seatbelts.

Volunteer fire departments from Punxsutawney and Lindsey assisted at the scene.


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