Driver, passenger injured in one-vehicle accident

Staff Writer

Two juveniles suffered unknown injuries in a one-vehicle accident that occurred shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday evening in Punxsutawney. According to Punxsutawney Borough Police, a 17-year-old Curwensville male was traveling east on East Mahoning Street, Punxsutawney, when he fell asleep at the wheel and collided with a tree. His vehicle, a Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, suffered disabling damage and was removed from the scene by Rebuck's South Side Service. The driver and a passenger, a female juvenile, also of Curwensville, were transported by Jefferson County EMS to Punxsutawney Area Hospital for treatment of unknown injuries. Police were assisted at the scene by the Punxsutawney Fire Department. (Photo by Eddie Armstrong/The Punxsutawney Spirit)