Police Release Details of Crash That Shut Down Route 66
According to Clarion-based State Police, the accident happened around 6:07 p.m. on October 20 on State Route 66, in Paint Township, Clarion County.
Police say 20-year-old Tristian L. Doshak, of Summerville, was operating a 2007 Jeep Liberty traveling north on State Route 66 just north of Zacherl Lane, when he crossed over the center lines into the southbound lane and struck a 2021 Peterbilt truck, operated by 52-year-old Eric B. Bowman, of Grove City, head-on.
Both vehicles then traveled south for approximately 74 feet before crossing the northbound lane. Doshak’s vehicle then became dislodged from Bowman’s vehicle after striking a tree. Bowman’s vehicle continued south another 22 feet and struck the northwest corner of a residence.
Doshak suffered suspected serious injuries and was transported to Clarion Hospital by Shippenville-Elk Volunteer Ambulance Service.
Bowman was not injured.
Both drivers were using seat belts.
Doshak was charged with a traffic violation.
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