State police identify people in dump truck-SUV collision
WYSOX TOWNSHIP - The state police have identified the people who were involved in Monday's collision between a dump truck and an SUV on state Route 187 in Wysox Township.
The accident occurred at 4:30 p.m. when 26-year-old Angel M. Bailey of Wysox lost control of her Ford Expedition SUV as she was driving north on Route 187, a little over 300 yards south of state Route 467, police said.
Bailey's SUV left the roadway and struck an embankment, police said.
The SUV then bounced back into the road, where it was struck by a dump truck traveling south on Route 187, police said.
Bailey suffered a moderate injury, police said. She was transported by ambulance to Memorial Hospital in Towanda, Rome Fire Chief Jon Park said.
Michael A. Horner, 59, of Athens, who was driving the dump truck, was uninjured, police said.
Horner said the dump truck was not carrying a load at the time of the collision.
The dump truck was an M.R. Dirt Inc. vehicle, according to signage on the side of the vehicle.
The SUV was destroyed in the accident, Chief Park said.
Bailey was cited for driving at an unsafe speed, police said.
She was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident, police said.
Horner was wearing a seat belt, police said.
James Loewenstein can be reached at (570) 265-1633; or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.