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PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” A Punxsutawney woman lost control of her vehicle on a slippery Route 436 Saturday morning causing a one-vehicle accident.
According to Punxsutawney Borough Police, a 2001 Jeep Cherokee driven by Vera Pelky, Punxsutawney, was traveling south on Route 436 on the Margiotti Bridge and lost control due to icy conditions which caused her to strike a wall.
Police added that Pelkyâ€™s vehicle spun around after striking the wall and came to rest in the northbound lane.
Police reported that Pelky was not injured in the crash, while a passenger, Becky Vallies, Punxsutawney, complained of pain in her knee.
Police were assisted by members of the Punxsutawney Fire Department, Jefferson County EMS and Rebuckâ€™s South Side Towing.