Nicole A. Lacross, 22, of Smethport avoided injury in a one-vehicle accident on Route 46 in Keating Township Dec. 15. Lacross was operating a 2004 Kia Sorento when she lost control of the vehicle due to snow and slush covering the roadway. The vehicle traveled off the roadway and struck an embankment.
Five individuals suffered possible injuries in a three-vehicle accident on Route 6 in Roulette Township Dec. 12. Richard C. Gustin, 83, of Routllete was operating a 2016 Toyota RAV4 and traveling west when he veered into the westbound lane and side swiped two vehicle. Gustin first collided with a 2014 Dodge Caravan operated by Adrian A. Schroll, 26, of Port Allegany. Gustin then collided with a 2014 Jeep Patriot operated by Valerie A. Conant, 49, of Port Allegany. Five of the six individuals involved sought treatment at UPMC Cole for minor injuries.
Mercedes M. Smith, 24, of Port Allegany suffered suspected minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident on Port Emporium Road in Liberty Township Dec. 15. Smith was operating a 2007 Toyota RAV4 when she lost control of the vehicle on the snowy roadway and traveled off the roadway and struck a tree. The vehicle continued to slide for approximately another 75 feet and came to a final rest against a tree.