(North Sewickley Twp., Pa.) Pa State Police in Gibsonia are reporting a one vehicle accident that happened last Thursday, April 29, 2021 around 3:45 PM on the PA Turnpike in North Sewickley Township.
Troopers are reporting via release that Casy Bowman of Wampum was driving a 2020 Hyundai Palisade Eastbound on the turnpike when she hydroplaned due to the heavy rain and large amounts of water on the roadway and lost control of the vehicle. The SUV left the roadway and struck a guard rail causing severe front-end damage to the vehicle.
Bowman sustained minor injuries but refused to be transported to the hospital. Four other passengers in the vehicle including two children in a front-facing car seats also suffered minor injuries and were not transported to the hospital.
Bowman was given a citation for not driving a vehicle at a safe speed for conditions.