An accident in Slippery Rock Township, Lawrence County around 8 o’clock this morning, sends three people to the hospital. Copper Road at Old Route 422 was the scene of the two vehicle accident, one being overturned. This location is at the corner of St. Nicholas Orthodox Cemetary. A 78 year-old man told police that the sun blinded him and he failed to see the stop sign on Copper Road. He and his wife had only minor injuries and were not transported by ambulance. His car hit a Cadillac SUV overturning it and his car than partially landed on top of the SUV. A 35 year-old woman and two female juveniles were in the Cadillac SUV. The woman was transported by medical helicopter (Stat MedEvac) to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown. One of the juveniles was also transported to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital by Noga ground ambulance. The other female juvenile was flown by Stat MedEvac helicopter to Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh, Shenango and Slippery Rock Township Fire Department’s had to stabilize the vehicles before attempting to extricate the woman who was upside down in her car. The two female juveniles weren’t trapped and were out of the vehicle when rescuers arrived. Neighbors say there has been an increase of traffic at this intersection, including big trucks on the rural roadways due to a closing of a section of Route 388. New Castle State Police are investigating.

" /> An accident in Slippery Rock Township, Lawrence County around 8 o’clock this morning, sends three people to the hospital. Copper Road at Old Route 422 was the scene of the two vehicle accident, one being overturned. This location is at the corner of St. Nicholas Orthodox Cemetary. A 78 year-old man told police that the sun blinded him and he failed to see the stop sign on Copper Road. He and his wife had only minor injuries and were not transported by ambulance. His car hit a Cadillac SUV overturning it and his car than partially landed on top of the SUV. A 35 year-old woman and two female juveniles were in the Cadillac SUV. The woman was transported by medical helicopter (Stat MedEvac) to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown. One of the juveniles was also transported to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital by Noga ground ambulance. The other female juvenile was flown by Stat MedEvac helicopter to Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh, Shenango and Slippery Rock Township Fire Department’s had to stabilize the vehicles before attempting to extricate the woman who was upside down in her car. The two female juveniles weren’t trapped and were out of the vehicle when rescuers arrived. Neighbors say there has been an increase of traffic at this intersection, including big trucks on the rural roadways due to a closing of a section of Route 388. New Castle State Police are investigating.

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03/29/11 Two Vehicle Accident in Slippery Rock Township

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Date and Time:  3/29/2011    Location:
Copper Road at Old Route 422
Slippery Rock Township
Lawrence County
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An accident in Slippery Rock Township, Lawrence County around 8 o’clock this morning, sends three people to the hospital. Copper Road at Old Route 422 was the scene of the two vehicle accident, one being overturned. This location is at the corner of St. Nicholas Orthodox Cemetary. A 78 year-old man told police that the sun blinded him and he failed to see the stop sign on Copper Road. He and his wife had only minor injuries and were not transported by ambulance. His car hit a Cadillac SUV overturning it and his car than partially landed on top of the SUV. A 35 year-old woman and two female juveniles were in the Cadillac SUV. The woman was transported by medical helicopter (Stat MedEvac) to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown. One of the juveniles was also transported to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital by Noga ground ambulance. The other female juvenile was flown by Stat MedEvac helicopter to Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh, Shenango and Slippery Rock Township Fire Department’s had to stabilize the vehicles before attempting to extricate the woman who was upside down in her car. The two female juveniles weren’t trapped and were out of the vehicle when rescuers arrived. Neighbors say there has been an increase of traffic at this intersection, including big trucks on the rural roadways due to a closing of a section of Route 388. New Castle State Police are investigating.

 
 
 
 

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