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Several vehicle accidents in Lycoming County cause minor injuries

Several people were injured — none seriously — in recent crashes, including Tristin Shirk, 19, of Montoursville, who was treated at UPMC Muncy after his Mini Cooper and a pickup truck driven by a 17-year-old Pennsdale boy collided on John Brady Drive, one mile north of Muncy, about 8:50 p.m. on July 10, state police said.

Following the collision, Shirk’s car caught fire as it went down an embankment, police said. Muncy Area firefighters responded and put out the fire.

In another crash, Owen Phillips, 26, of Muncy, suffered minor injuries when his 2005 Jeep Liberty struck a deer on Lycoming Mall Drive in Muncy Township about 2:50 a.m. on July 11, police said.

In another accident on the same road, but this time in Fairfield Township, David Henning, 55, of Muncy was taken to UPMC Williamsport to be treated for injuries he suffered when his pickup truck struck a down tree and overturned in a ditch about 10:20 p.m. on July 7, police said. A passenger, Heather Calderon, 52, also of Muncy, declined treatment, police said.

In a two-vehicle crash, Brenda Day, 59, of Lebanon, was treated at UPMC Williamsport for injuries she suffered when her car and another driven by Aaron Weiss-Rice, of Bethesda, Maryland, collided in the northbound lanes on Route 15 in Cogan House Township about 3:45 p.m. on July 2, police said.

In another accident on Route 15, this one just south of Knipe Road in Jackson Township, two children, ages 8 and 11, were treated at UPMC Williamsport for injuries they suffered when the SUV they were riding in first struck a sign and then a guardrail about 10 a.m. on July 4, police said. The driver was Sara Marina, of Hayes, Virginia, police said.

Carl Myers, 83, of Muncy Valley, was treated at UPMC Williamsport, for injuries he suffered when his vehicle and an SUV driven by Joshua Lewis, 42, of Williamsport, collided at Four Mile Drive and Bullet Hill Road in Loyalsock Township about 11:30 a.m. on July 7, police said. Lewis declined treatment for minor injuries.

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