2011-09-01 / Police Reports

Truck Strikes Tree

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg will file charges against a Big Cove Tannery resident in connection with a single-vehicle accident last Wednesday morning.

According to reports, 21- year-old Carroll G. Winfield was heading westbound on Timber Ridge Road at 10:55 a.m. when his 2008 Chevrolet 550 struck an embankment while rounding a right-hand turn. The truck went onto the berm and into a wooded area where it struck a tree.

Winfield was wearing a seat belt and suffered major injuries. Charges will be filed through Magisterial District Judge Carol Jean Johnson.

State police were assisted on the scene by Needmore Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Co. and Winfield Towing.

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