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Details on opposite-lane crash that seriously injured Ridgway woman


Ridgway, PA – Police are releasing more details about a Ridgway woman who was seriously injured when she swerved into the opposite lane and struck a tractor-trailer.

77-year-old Karol Hill had been driving along Montmorenci Road in Ridgway Township on Aug. 3 around 10:20 a.m.

She was already in the wrong lane when a tractor-trailer, driven by 61-year-old Scott Sampson from Warren, came down the same road.

Trying to avoid her, he then swerved into his opposite lane, but Hill also swerved back.

He was unable to avoid hitting her.

Hill was taken to UPMC Altoona with serious injuries. The truck driver was uninjured.

Click Here to read the online police report.