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One person injured in rear-end crash

May 24, 2018 News Extra

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One person was hurt in a rear-end crash about 8:40 a.m. on East Jefferson Street in Butler.

One person was hurt in a rear-end crash about 8:40 a.m. on East Jefferson Street in Butler.

Both cars were traveling east near Third Street when a Kia Optima struck the back of a Chevrolet Impala. The driver of the Kia, a woman, suffered a minor injury. Her two passengers, one a child, were not injured,

The other driver, Ryan Bair, 24, of Butler, was not hurt. He was headed home from work. He was about 100 yards from his house.

Police said they believe the woman was distracted, possibly from the sun in her eyes.

A full story will appear in the Butler Eagle.

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Jim Smith

Jim Smith

Grew up in upstate New York. Earned my Journalism degree in 1983 from the University of Texas at Austin. Worked for two newspapers in Fayette County (Pa.) before starting at the Butler Eagle in 1998.