An accident closed a portion of Route 97 this afternoon.
One care left the roadway in the 9000 block of Perry Highway hitting a ditch and then striking a tree.
The driver of the vehicle was trapped inside. Rescue crews used a chainsaw and Hurst tool to free the driver. Perry Hi-Way Hose responded and quickly rescued the victim within 15 minutes.
The victim was transported to UPMC Hamot with moderate injuries.