From staff reports
Clarion state police have issued a press release about a serious crash in Highland Township that occurred nearly a month ago and resulted in two Clarion men being flown to Pittsburgh hospitals for treatment of their injuries.
Police said the one-vehicle crash occurred at about 1:30 a.m. June 18 on Miola Road.
A vehicle driven by Skylar A. Rhoades, 20, of Clarion, was headed south on Miola Road and Rhoades wasn’t able to negotiate a curve in the roadway, police said.
The vehicle then struck a brick building on Miola Road and traveled through the wall of the building before coming to rest, police said.
Rhoades was flown to Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh for treatment of his injuries, and back seat passenger Cole A. Stutzman, 19, of Clarion, was flown to UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh for treatment, according to police.
Tyler E. Schmader, 20, of Clarion, a passenger in the front seat, was transported to Clarion Hospital for treatment, police said.
Police said in the release the injuries suffered by all three men were of “unknown severity.”
The state police crash reconstruction unit and forensic services unit were utilized at the scene, and Farmington and Clarion volunteer firefighters assisted, police said.
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