STAFF- At 7:52 AM, an accident was reported at the 6500 marker of Route 49 in Deerfield Township. The PA State police were dispatched, as were the Knoxville/Deerfield Fire Department, Valley Community Ambulance, and the Osceola Fire Department. Shortly after their departure, Life Flight was also called.
Eyewitnesses related to the Tioga Freedomist that a vehicle was on its roof and that they witnessed a life flight leaving the area, which we can now confirm. By 7:59AM, the first crews were on scene. At 7:59AM Elkland Fire Department was also dispatched. At 9:01AM most of the fire departments were sent back to their stations while the Knoxville/Deerfield Fire Department remained on-scene until 9:37AM. The life flight left the scene at 9:13AM. It is not confirmed if they left with a person on board or not. We will update this story as we get more information. We ask for prayers for anyone involved in this crash.
UPDATE- 11:42AM– We can confirm that the life flight did leave with an injured person on board.
H/T Peter Reese, Glenn Earle and Donna Tittle-Fake