ACCIDENT
April 17, 2013 10:40 AM

WEST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP

A flat-bed truck driven by Carl E. Young, 68, of New Florence, and a tractor-trailer driver by Michael D. Smith, 47, of Seward, collided around 2:33 p.m. Tuesday on Route 22 near Shady Grove Road, state police in Indiana reported.

Young suffered moderate injuries and was flown to Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center by medical helicopter, police reported. He was in fair condition this morning, according to hospital officials. His passenger, Matthew E. Young, 36, of New Florence, suffered minor injuries and was transported by Citizens’ Ambulance Service to an area hospital, according to police; Smith was not injured.

Route 22 was closed in both directions for about half an hour. Firefighters from Clyde and Armagh/East Wheatfield Township responded to the scene, and the Black Lick fire department responded to set up a landing zone on Kettle Hollow Road.

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