Driver sent to hospital after veering off-road, hitting multiple trees

Local News

BEDFORD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ)– A man was transported to a hospital after a crash occurred at Route 30 on the Lincoln Highway in the month of June.

According to police, 31-year-old Richard Van Brunt of Central City was driving and turned onto the roadway. the vehicle continued off the road and struck a tree stump but still continued driving. Eventually, the vehicle came to a stop after hitting multiple trees.

Van Brunt had to be freed from the vehicle by mechanical means. He was then transported to Conemaugh Hospital with serious injuries.

The time of the crash was 7:03 p.m. on June 18 and police are currently investigating if Van Brunt was under the influence.

Sign up for the WTAJ Newsletter for the latest local news, weather and community events that matter to you.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Don't Miss