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Snow causing traffic accidents in Butler County

December 12, 2017 News Extra

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The season's first snowfall with accumulation, albeit minimal, has already claimed several vehicle accidents on Butler County roads this morning.

Fire and ambulance crews are at a pair of two-vehicle crashes with injuries in and Cranberry townships.

One person was still reportedly trapped in a vehicle about 20 minutes after a crash at 6:52 a.m. on Glen Eden Road in Cranberry, authorities said.

Cranberry Township EMS and volunteer firefighters are at the scene along with township police. A county dispatcher said at least one person was injured in the crash.

A short time earlier, two vehicles wrecked on West Eldorado Road in Parker Township. The accident call came into the 911 center at 6:27 a.m. One person was hurt.

Emlenton EMS and the Bruin Volunteer Fire Department were called to that crash that may have been caused by snow-covered roads.

Emergency crews upon reaching the accident scene called for the township road crew to salt the road due to treacherous conditions.

Shortly after 7 a.m., meanwhile,a vehicle reportedly slid off South Oliver Avenue in Zelienople and ended up in a cemetery. No injuries were reported.

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