ACCIDENTS
February 21, 2014 10:40 AM

BURRELL TOWNSHIP

One driver was hurt in a rear-end collision at 6:20 a.m. Thursday on Route 22 west of Palmerton Road.

State police at Indiana said a vehicle driven by Justin Mucci, 27, of Monongahela, ran into the rear of a truck driven by Jeffrey Luechtefeld, 39, of Valencia.

Police said Mucci was hurt and taken by ambulance to Indiana Regional Medical Center, where a spokeswoman said he was treated and released.

PINE TOWNSHIP

Route 422 east of Ewings Road was closed for about three hours Wednesday after two trucks collided. State police at Indiana said Sherryl Quesenberry, 50, of Chesapeake, Va., was driving down a hill at 5:50 a.m. and was trying to slow her rig when it slid on the ice-covered highway, went into the oncoming lane and hit a truck driven by Matthew Sintoni, 29, of Wadsworth, Ohio.

Neither driver was hurt, police said.

DERRY TOWNSHIP, WESTMORELAND COUNTY

Jennifer Smith, 35, of Blairsville, lost control of the vehicle she was driving on Route 217 south of Hillside Road at 11:24 a.m. Tuesday.

State police at Greensburg said her southbound vehicle crossed into the northbound lane and hit a guide rail.

Smith had a minor injury, according to police.

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