Sigel Man Injured in Alcohol-Related Crash

Joanne Bauer

Joanne Bauer

Published January 1, 1970 12:00 am

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. (EYT) — Marienville State Police say DUI charges are pending following a one-vehicle accident in Eldred Township, Jefferson County, Pa.

According to police, around 3:30 p.m. on October 5, 2012, 50-year-old Daniel L. McCool of Sigel was traveling south on O’Donnell Road in a 1990 Dodge W250 and drove off the west side of the road.

Police say he re-entered the roadway and traveled over both lanes to the east side of the road impacting a ditch and overturning onto the vehicle’s driver’s side.

McCool sustained moderate injuries and was extricated from the vehicle by members from the Sigel Volunteer Fire Department.

He was transported by Jefferson County EMS to Brookville Area Hospital for treatment of his injuries.

The vehicle sustained severe damage and was towed from the scene by McPherson’s Towing.

During the course of the investigation, it was determined that McCool was under the influence of an alcoholic beverage.

Charges are pending.

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