Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The crash happened early Sunday morning on state Route 980.
Cecil Township police are charging a Canonsburg man with driving under the influence following a crash on state Route 980 early Sunday morning. Officers were dispatched to the area after Washington County 911 received a phone call from a driver who had passed the crash scene. When police arrived, officers said they discovered that the vehicle had crashed into a guard rail on state Route 980 near its intersection with Muse-Bishop—and that the driver, later identified as Allen Wargo Jr., 24, of Vista Drive, was asleep behind the wheel. Officers roused Wargo and asked him if he had been drinking. The man reportedly admitted to police that he had been drinking at home. While conversing with Wargo, officers noted that the man's eyes were …
Friday, April 19, 2013
First responders said the man suffered serious injuries during the crash Friday morning.
Editor's Note: This story was updated at 3:40 p.m. Bystanders to a one-vehicle crash helped lift a pickup truck off of a driver who was ejected and trapped underneath it Friday morning, emergency responders who were at the scene confirm. Police said the man, Jayson Darnley, 21, of McDonald, suffered severe torso and back injuries. He was transported to UPMC-Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, where a spokeswoman said he was in critical condition. The crash in Cecil Township Friday happened around 10:15 a.m. in the 1900 block of state Route 980 between Janey and Vincenty roads, according to first responders. Police said Darnley was traveling north on state Route 980 when he lost control of his truck while negotiating a curve. He was ejected when …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
The crash happened Saturday morning, police said.
A two-vehicle crash on state Route 980 and O'Hare Road in Cecil Township resulted in one woman being transported to an area hospital Saturday. Police said Madison Siwiak, of Canonsburg, who was stopped at Chartiers Run Road, told police she did not see any oncoming traffic when she turned onto state Route 980. And that's when she was hit. The driver of the second vehicle, Terri Comer, of McDonald, said she saw the vehicle turning, but that she did not have time to slow down or stop. Neither Siwiak nor her passenger were injured, while Comer was transported to Canonsburg General Hospital for treatment of a foot injury, police said. Both vehicles sustained heavy damage and were towed from the scene. SouthBridge EMS and Muse Volunteer Fire …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
One witness said there was "water everywhere."
A water main break was reported in the 1300 block of state Route 980 near Loution Drive in Cecil Township Wednesday morning. Witnesses report there is "water everywhere" and that Pennsylvania American Water is working to correct the problem. Be cautious if you are driving in the area. No further information was immediately available.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
There were no injuries in the crash Monday.
Cecil Township police said driving under the influence charges are pending against a driver involved in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Monday night on state Route 980 and Vista Drive. Leah Grossman told officers that she was driving north on state Route 980 when a vehicle in the oncoming lane of traffic crossed the center line, striking her SUV. Both vehicles came to rest in the middle of the roadway, police said. Neither Grossman nor the other driver, Ricky D. Litton, of Claysville, were injured according to police. However, when officers approached Litton, they noted that he had slurred speech and that he was having difficulty standing. Additionally, Coors Light cans were found both in his vehicle and strewn along the road. When …
Saturday, September 8, 2012
First responders said a woman was treated at the scene by members of EMS.
One woman suffered a hand injury in a two-vehicle crash that happened early Saturday afternoon on state Route 980 and O'Hare Road in Cecil Township, first responders from Muse Volunteer Fire Department confirmed. No further information was immediately avaible.
Sunday, August 5, 2012
No injuries were reported following a rollover crash that happened around 5:35 p.m. Sunday.
First responders in Cecil Township said Sunday afternoon that state Route 980 is now reopened after a rollover car accident in the 1900 block of the throughway. A Washington County 911 supervisor confirmed that the accident happened around 5:35 p.m.—and that there were no injuries. The roadway was closed for more than a half-hour following the crash, according to members of the Muse Volunteer Fire Department. In addition to Muse VFD, SouthBridge EMS also responded to the scene.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
What would you like to see occupy this vacant building?
The sign still says Alice's, but the building on state Route 980 in Cecil is vacant. A "for rent" sign hangs in the window, boasting 2,352 square feet of space that's equipped with a gas station, store, restaurant and kitchen. Our question is: What would you like to see here? Tell us your suggestions in the comments section below!
Sunday, February 12, 2012
The single-lane restrictions are planned for Monday and Tuesday.
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Sunday, February 12, 2012
The state Department of Transportation is advising motorists about daylight, single-lane restrictions northbound Interstate 79 between state Route 519 and state Route 980 Monday and Tuesday. The restrictions will be in place from 9 a.m. until dark on those days so that concrete slabs can be stabilized.
Saturday, December 24, 2011
First responders said icy conditions likely spurred the crash.
First responders in Cecil Township said icy road conditions from runoff were likely the cause of this one-vehicle accident on state Route 980 early Saturday morning—a crash with no injuries. The Cecil and Muse volunteer fire departments responded to the scene, along with police and SouthBridge EMS.