Gutshall Airlifted After Auto Accident


A Shinglehouse man was seriously injured in an accident at just after 10 o’clock Thursday night on Route 244 in Genesee Township.

State police say an SUV driven by 35-year-old Julie Ann Tilley of Shinglehouse went into the opposite lane of travel and then onto the shoulder of the road, where it hit a guide rail. The SUV then crossed the road again, hit an embankment and rolled over.

A passenger, 24-year-old Benjamin Gutshall of Shinglehouse suffered serious injuries and was flown by helicopter to Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre.

Another passenger, 23-year-old Jeremy Dailey of Smethport sustained moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville. Tilley suffered minor injuries.

During their investigation, police determined that Tilley was driving under the influence. She was taken into custody without incident and charges are pending.

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