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YOUNG TOWNSHIP â€” A 17-year-old girl was transported to the hospital for injuries she suffered in a one-vehicle accident on Young Road Tuesday.
According to Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police, witnesses saw the female juvenile driving a 2004 Chevrolet Blazer around 5 p.m. west on Young Road at a high rate of speed.
Police said her vehicle struck the embankment on the west side of the road, which caused the vehicle to spin clockwise and roll onto the driverâ€™s side.
According to police, the driver was transported to Punxsutawney Area Hospital for treatment of unknown injuries by Jefferson County EMS.
Police said the driver was cited for driving a vehicle at an unsafe speed.
Police were assisted at the scene by Elk Run and Central fire companies and Rebuckâ€™s South Side Service.