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DuBois man injured after striking utility pole in Elk County

Jay Township, PA – A DuBois man was injured after he struck a telephone pole in Elk County.

54-year-old Jeffrey Miller had been driving along Route 255 / Million Dollar Highway in Jay Township on Monday, April 18.

He left the road for unknown reasons, struck an embankment, and then hit a utility pole and caused the wires to fall across the roadway.

His Jeep continued on to strike a couple of trees nearby.

Miller suffered injuries of unknown severity and was taken to Penn Highlands Elk.

He had been wearing a seat belt.

He’s being charged with careless driving.

Route 255 had to be closed temporarily on Monday afternoon while West Penn Power repaired the utility pole.

Click Here to read the online police report.