Local crews respond to two-vehicle accident

Larry McGuire
Of The Spirit

No serious injuries were reported in a two-vehicle accident that occurred at 5:36 p.m. on Monday at 1006 E. Mahoning St., Punxsutawney.

According to the Punxsutawney Borough Police, a 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Jerred Young, Punxsutawney, was traveling north on Robinson Street when it lost its brakes and drove into the intersection with East Mahoning Street and struck a 2016 Ram truck driven by Brian
Burkett of Punxsutawney.

The Punxsutawney Borough Police were assisted at the scene by the Punxsutawney Fire Department, Jefferson County EMS and Rebuck's South Side Service. Police said there were no serious injuries and that both vehicles had to be towed from the scene.