WASHINGTON COUNTY, Pa. — After a deadly crash Saturday that killed two people and hurt several others in Washington County, a truck driver is now facing serious charges.
According to state police, it was a three vehicle accident involving an overturned tractor trailer, red car over a hillside and damaged SUV. This triad was the cause why traffic was tied up traffic for miles starting from 11:30 in the morning until dinner time. Imagine the frustration and stress of motorists.
State police said that the truck driver, Yevgeniy Bugreyev resident of West Sacramento, Calif., was driving along the I-70 westbound lane when for unknown reason, his tractor trailer crossed into the eastbound lane and crashed into a red car and SUV.
Officials confirmed that the mishap took place at the split of Interstates 70 and 79. It involved a tractor trailer which collided with a red car and an SUV.
Due to the overturned tractor trailer, red car over a hillside and damaged SUV, traffic was stopped tied up for miles from early noon until dinner time, State police identified the truck operator asYevgeniy Bugreyev residing in West Sacramento, Calif. Bugreyev was driving in the I-70 westbound lane when his tractor trailer crossed into the eastbound lane and wiped out the car and SUV.
According to the Washington County Coroner, the collision hurt the family inside the SUV and, killed both people in the red car, who appeared to come from Maryland. The victims’ names have not been released to the media.
The SUV driver told reporter, Brandon Hudson that although she sustained a broken nose, she is thankful to be alive.She also said her relatives are with her in the hospital but they will soon be leaving, including her 10-year-old granddaughter.
State police said the accident was not weather related.Bugreyev is in jail on $1 million bond, facing two charges of criminal homicide by vehicle.
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