Driver Injured in Truck Accident on Route 56 in Somerset County, PA
Somerset County, PA — November 3, 2023, a driver was injured in a truck collision on Route 56 near Windber Stadium in Somerset County, PA.
Authorities indicate that on November 3, an accident occurred when a truck crashed in Somerset County. According to reports, the crash happened shortly after 4:30 in the morning. Investigators say a high-mechanism coal truck was traveling along Route 56 when it suddenly left the roadway and hit a tree. The driver was reportedly thrown from the vehicle upon impact. Authorities have not released the cause of the crash at this time.
Officials confirmed the driver of the truck suffered severe injuries and was taken to an area hospital. The driver is said to be in critical condition. No other injuries were reported, and no other vehicles were said to be involved.