Evans City Road closed for hours after accident where one person has died

The stretch of Route 68 between Stevenson and Moose Roads were subjected to lane restrictions following this morning’s three vehicle crash.

A call came into the Butler County 911 Center shortly after 7 a.m. for an accident on Route 68 by Shannon Road.

Reports say upon emergency crew’s arrival, two people were entrapped, one person was unconscious, and a truck was overturned. A medical helicopter was called to the scene although it’s unclear if it was needed.

Jonathan  Flickinger, 34, of Bridgeville, died in the accident, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. Flickinger was the driver of a 2017 Kia Optima.

Two other people received minor injuries in the wreck, which was reported at 7:01 a.m. in Connoquenessing Township.

The highway has remained closed for hours as state police performed a reconstruction investigation of the three-vehicle wreck.



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