Young Driver Hurt In Weekend Crash

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PORTLAND – A 17-year-old female was taken to a regional hospital via medical helicopter following a weekend motor vehicle crash in Chautauqua County over the weekend.

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office reports the single vehicle accident happened on Route 20 in the Town of Portland around 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Deputies believe that the young driver left the roadway and struck a guard rail.

After striking the guard rail, the vehicle rolled over multiple times.

The female suffered minor injuries, but was to a hospital in Erie, PA for further medical treatment.

Deputies were assisted at the scene by Brocton and Portland Fire Departments.

No charges are expected as a result of this incident.


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