HEBRON TWP. – Two men were taken to Charles Cole Memorial Hospital and treated for moderate injuries following a crash along Route 44 in Hebron Township on Saturday, June 2.
Police say 27-year-old Dustin J. Small of Shinglehouse was driving south when he traveled off the side of the road and into a culvert. His 2000 Dodge Neon then crossed both of lanes of travel and eventually struck a utility pole with the driver’s side door, at which point the vehicle became airborne and spun in a counter-clockwise direction before coming to rest.
Police say Small, who was not wearing a seatbelt, had to be mechanically extricated from his vehicle. He was treated for moderate injuries, including a cracked vertebrae, and was later released.
His passenger, 28-year-old Gary R. Jordan, of Shinglehouse, was also treated for moderate injuries and released. Police say Jordan was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
Small will be charged for speeding and not wearing a seatbelt, according to police.
Kightlinger Motors of Coudersport towed the vehicle from the scene.