Man Hospitalized When Motorcycle Hits Car
A man from Springfield was severely injured when his motorcycle collided with a car on State Highway 98 over the weekend. State Police say Joseph Stafford Pulled through the intersection between 98 and Pont Road Saturday afternoon when his car was hit by Tyson Copeland on his motorcycle. Tyson was taken to UPMC Hamot, while Joseph refused treatment for minor wounds.
Careless Driver Causes Pile Up
Kayla Keys of Grand Valley was charged with careless driving after causing a three car crash near a PennDOT work site in Erie County’s Labeouf Township. According to authorities Keys collided with the rear end of a car while the driver waited for a PennDOT road flagger and pushed it into a third car. Nobody was injured in the crash.
PennDOT Work Schedule Released
PennDOT has released its maintenance schedule for the week of August 6th to the 10th. PennDOT crews will be performing routine maintenance tasks in Crawford, Erie, Forest, Mercer, Warren and Venango Counties throughout the week. You can find the full schedule of projects on our website here.
Clarion Troopers Deal With Two Suicide Attempts in One Hour
State Police officers in Clarion County responded to two suicide attempts by different people on the outskirts of Clarion Borough. An unidentified individual tried to commit suicide through means that were not revealed at the Millcreek Boat Launch on the Clarion River at around 6am Saturday Morning. 43 minutes later while responding to a call about a woman in distress troopers discovered that she had also had attempted suicide.
PennDOT Road Signs Stolen from Worksite
On Thursday August second an unknown person or persons stole approximately $1,000 worth of road signs from a PennDOT worksite. The worksite is located on Bradleytown Road in Venango County’s Jackson Township. Anyone with information please call Franklin State Police at (814)676-6596.
State News: Pittsburgh’s Bishop Vows to Reveal Names of Predators
The Bishop of Pittsburgh wrote a letter to parishioners stating that he intends to release the names of any predator priests from his diocese. In a letter that was read aloud over Sunday Mass Bishop David Zubic says he will release those names once the Grand Jury Report that names over 300 Pennsylvania clergymen is released later this week.