4/12/14 Man Injured When Car Backs Through Barn Door
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Location: Old Pittsburgh Road Wayne Township Lawrence County
A 70 year-old man was flown to a Pittsburgh hospital after being involved in a freak accident on his farm. The accident happened around 1 pm at the Gardner farm along Old Pittsburgh Road in Wayne Township, Lawrence County. A man was backing up his vehicle to the barn door to purchase hay when he accidentally stepped on the accelerator and cause the car to crash through the door, trapping the victim. The victim was extricated before rescue personnel arrived on the scene. He was taken to a landing zone in a field near the barn and flown to Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh. His condition was not immediately known. New Castle State Police were on the scene to investigate. It is not known if the driver will face any charges.