Ejected from Vehicle in Accident
Thursday, June 27, 2013
COUNTY - A Strattanville man was ejected from his vehicle in an
accident in Union Township, Jefferson County.
Twenty-three year old John Mursch was traveling on state route 322 near
Bowley road when he crested the hill at a high rate of speed and lost
control. Mursch's vehicle struck a
utility pole and a road sign, and then rolled multiple times. He was flown from the scene via state MEDEVAC
to UPMC Presbyterian hospital with moderate injuries. State police suspect alcohol may have played
a role in the accident. Charges are
pending further investigation.