Busy morning with crashes on Bullskin roads
By Pittsburgh The Tribune-Review
Published: Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011
Pennsylvania State police blamed a teenager driving unsafely during wintry conditions for a midnight car crash in Bullskin Township, Fayette County.
According to a report filed by Trooper Brett J. Massafra, Ethan E. Keedy, 18, was traveling west on Spruce Hollow Road when his Pontiac Grand Am left the roadway and collided with a guiderail. The impact whipped him back onto the highway and his car came to "an uncontrolled rest" facing opposing traffic, according to the report.
Medics transported Keedy to Frick Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries and released. Police charged him with driving too fast for conditions, according to the report.
In another accident in the area, two people were taken to area hospitals after a crash later in the morning in Fayette County.
Bentley D. Keller, 24, of Connellsville was taken to UPMC Presbyterian with serious injuries after the accident in Bullskin Township at 5:45 a.m., according to state police at Uniontown. He was listed in critical condition there last night, according to a nursing supervisor.
Jeremy L. Eutsey, 24, of Scottdale was taken to Excela Health Frick Hospital for treatment of minor injuries, police said. Information on Eutsey's condition was unavailable.
Police said the men were traveling south on Route 982 in a 2003 GMC Envoy when the vehicle swerved near Nicholson Lane and struck a guide rail and a fire hydrant. The vehicle rolled several times before coming to rest on the grounds of Pleasant Valley Country Club, police said.
It was not clear from the police report who was driving the vehicle. Police said two passengers who were in the vehicle, Richard A. Swank Jr., 25, and John C. Janssen Jr., 22, both of Mt. Pleasant, were not injured.
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