Houston, PA – Stolen Vehicle Causes Car Accident on I-79

Houston, PA – Stolen Vehicle Causes Car Accident on I-79

Houston, PA (November 23, 2020) – On Friday, November 20, a car accident took place following a car chase on a highway in Houston, Pennsylvania.

According to authorities, the accident occurred in the southbound lanes of I-79 when a black SUV started to flee from the police. Police confirmed that the vehicle was stolen. The SUV was driving erratically, weaving in and out of traffic.

The driver of the stolen vehicle, who has not yet been formally identified, drove into the grassy median and then entered the northbound lanes of traffic. It forcefully struck another vehicle and then a second.

Police confirmed that the driver of the stolen vehicle was arrested at the scene, though the exact charges are not yet known. Three female passengers were inside the vehicle.

Two vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the accident and had to be towed from the scene.

A total of two people were injured due to the collision. Their identities and conditions are not yet known.

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

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Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the community, we at Edelstein, Martin & Nelson strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who drives on our roads and highways. We are always saddened by these accidents but hope that, through awareness members of our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.