At least, a 69-year-old man operating a tiny auto died after he was ejected from his vehicle. Police stated that he was not wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the second vehicle that hit head-on the auto was identified as Joseph Brewer, age 32 and he was not injured.

One of the drivers whose car were also involved did not want to be identified said that he saw one vehicle swerved towards the other lane of traffic and collided into a truck.

He heard a loud crash and the truck was right in front of him and looked as if it was going to tip over. When the car collided with the truck, it lost control and went right into his lane. He swerved around the truck but hit the high curb that caused his tire to blow out of the car. The airbags of his went off and he went around the car, saw body lying in the road and parked right in front of the car.

The witness told authorities that it was his own vehicle that went off the road and crashed into an embankment. His son sustained minor injuries and was transported to the hospital. He was the first witness to aid the victim but he quickly that the victim was far gone and there was nothing he could do.

He said that the event was shocking his son was probably hit by the airbags when it went off. They paramedics took his son to the hospital just to make sure he was okay. His daughter was also shaken up.

He was just thankful that he did the right thing; otherwise his vehicle could have been a goner.

State Police closed the entire Rte. 65 and way down between the I- 79 ramp and Beaver St. in Sewickley for over two hours.

Sewickley and Glenfield firefighters would not comment on the accident as State police was handling the investigation.

After a couple of hours, Rte. 65 in Sewickley’s Rte. 65 was reopened following the fatal crash.

Traffic was moving only in one lane in both directions after a deadly accident along the area.

The victim, age 69, died on the spot after he was ejected from a car resulting from the head-on collision in Glenfield, police said.

The operator was behind the wheel of a1986 Pontiac coupe going north along  Rte. 65 at about 4:55 o’clock that afternoon when he veered towards the double-yellow line and collided with Peterbilt 1999 truck driven by Brewer.

The name of the sexagenarian was not released.

Witnesses told the police that they saw the Pontiac driving erratically as it was weaving in and out of traffic before the wreck.

Authorities learned that Brewer was wearing a seat belt so he was not injured.

Police continued investigating the crash.

Pending investigation, the names of the victims were not released to the public.

Accident victims have rights. If you or your loved one has been harmed or fatally injured in a vehicular accident caused by the negligence of a distracted driver, contact a car accident lawyer now for free consultation. You may be entitled to financial compensation for economic damages, as well as pain and suffering.

Source: Pittsburgh CBS Local Com

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