Manhunt Closes SR 322 and Clarion Schools
A portion of Route 322 and several Clarion County Schools were closed yesterday while a nearly 12 hour manhunt was underway. James Cunningham of Reynoldsburg Ohio was the subject of the search which began on Tuesday night after his girlfriend reported he had a stolen firearm. He was taken into custody by a Special Emergency Response Team at around 8AM yesterday morning.
Man Suspected of DUI in Crash
An early morning crash last Friday sent a Townville man to a hospital in Erie and he may face DUI charges. Investigators sat Scott Tatters Jr may have been intoxicated when he drove through a stop sign and crashed into a large tree at Wolf and Plank roads in Crawford County’s Randolph Township. Tatters was taken by ambulance to UPMC Hamot.
Data Shows Roundabouts Improve PA Road Safety
Data collected by PennDOT is revealing the positive influence that roundabouts are having on road safety. A comparative study of 19 intersections where roundabouts where installed to replace a traditional layout shows a 100% reduction in traffic fatalities, a 90% reduction in serious injuries, and an overall 34% reduction in total traffic accidents. Statistics also demonstrate an 84% decrease in minor injuries, and a 10% increase in fender benders.