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Girl, 17, flown to hospital after Fulton County accident

August 12, 2013

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. — A 17-year-old girl was flown to the hospital following a traffic accident Sunday afternoon in Fulton County on Battleridge Road in Dublin Township, Pennsylvania State Police said.

The girl, whose name was not provided, was flown to Altoona (Pa.) Regional Hospital to be treated for major injuries, according to a state police news release.

Troopers said the accident happened shortly before 5:30 p.m. Sunday, when a Chevrolet Cavalier that the girl was driving east on Battleridge Road left the roadway and struck a utility pole. Police said the vehicle then crossed both lanes of traffic and struck a tree on the north side of the road, state police said.

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