Matthews run crash sends Youngsville man to UPMC Hamot
A Youngsville man was flown to UPMC Hamot in Erie after being injured in a two-vehicle accident on Matthews Run Road in Brokenstraw Twp. Saturday.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, Jeffrey S. Seybert, 53, suffered injuries of unknown severity as a result of the crash that took place at 1404 Matthews Run Rd. at 3:47 p.m.
Police say Seybert was traveling northwest in his 1995 Pontiac Firebird when it left the north side of the roadway and traveled more than 50 feet before striking a 2011 Dodge Caliber which was parked in a driveway. After impact, Seybert’s vehicle traveled approximately 24 feet before striking a tree. The vehicle then traveled more than 175 feet before striking a ditch and coming to a final rest.
Seybert was extricated from the vehicle by the Youngsville Volunteer Fire Department and the Garland Volunteer Fire Department.
Police say Seybert was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, and that multiple airbags deployed in the vehicle.
Both vehicles involved sustained disabling damage and were towed from the scene. Police were assisted at the scene by Youngsville VFD, Garland VFD, EmergyCare, STAT MedVac, Youngsville EMS, and Rarey’s Towing.