SLIPPERY ROCK TWP., Pa. (WKBN) – Police said a car hit a pedestrian in Lawrence County Monday evening after the pedestrian ran into the road.
The accident happened around 5:30 p.m. on State Route 422, just east of Young Road, in Slippery Rock Township.
According to a traffic report, 18-year-old Tyler Misner, of New Castle, was driving on 422 and 48-year-old Perry Lawry, also of New Castle, was sitting beside the road.
Police said Lawry ran into the center turning lane as Misner was approaching, and was hit head-on by the car.
Lawry was airlifted to UPMC in Pittsburgh with serious injuries. Misner was not injured.
Police learned that Lawry had been trespassing at a home nearby, according to the report. They plan to file charges against him for the crash and trespassing.