Punxsutawney woman sustains injuries in one-vehicle accident

Staff Writer

A Punxsutawney woman suffered moderate injuries in a one-vehicle accident that occurred at 8:03 a.m. on Saturday on Elderberry Hill Road in Bell Township. According to PSP-Punxsutawney, a 2001 Ford Ranger, driven by Geraldine L. Hadden, 48, Punxsutawney, was traveling east on Elderberry Hill Road when she lost control on the ice-covered road, traveled off the west berm and struck a tree with the left front side of her vehicle. Police said it then traveled approximately three feet east before coming to a final rest facing east. According to police, Hadden was transported by Jefferson County EMS to Punxsutawney Area Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries. Police were assisted at the scene by the Punxsutawney Fire Department and Rebuck's South Side Service. (Photo by Larry McGuire/The Punxsutawney Spirit)