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Driver swerves to miss couch, rolls vehicle on I-79

July 3, 2020 News Extra

Traffic on Interstate 79 in southern Butler County was stalled for about an hour Friday afternoon.

According to Cranberry Township firefighters, a driver swerved to miss a wicker couch while traveling on I-79 southbound between the Evans City and the Cranberry/Mars/Turnpike exit at about 3 p.m. Friday. Firefighters said the driver lost control of the vehicle and it rolled over on its side into a culvert.

Passersby helped the driver out of the vehicle, and the driver refused medical treatment, according to firefighters.

Firefighters cleared the scene at about 4 p.m.