IRWIN TWP., Pa. – At least two people were able to escape from harm in a two-vehicle accident which occurred in the Old Route 8 of Irwin Township.
According to the State police, the accident took place on the 29th of September at almost 12 o’clock noon. The vehicle driven by Mark F. Hoffman, a 61- year- old man from Harrisville was traveling through the corner of Georgetown Road and Old Route 8 when he blocked the path of another vehicle. The vehicle on his path was operated by 50 years old, James E. Miller, a resident of Utica.
In the crash, the vehicle’s right front side of Miller’s crashed the left rear side of Hoffman’s vehicle. Probably the impact was not strong enough as both drivers were not injured.
After the police looked into the incident, they gave Hoffman a citing for not stopping at the appropriate sign.
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