On Saturday afternoon, October 1, 2016, Blossburg fire and ambulance crews responded to a two vehicle accident in Bloss Township. State police out of Mansfield, PA reported a collision occurred when 18 year-old Meghan Pomilio of Rome, NY tried to pass Beverly Tschirhart of Guelph of Ontario.
According to police Pamilio was traveling in a VW Jetta when she lost control of her vehicle on the wet roadway. Pomilio's vehicle then sideswiped Tschirhart’s Ford Edge, which caused Tschirhart's vehicle to travel off the roadway and down an embankment. Tschirhart vehicle came to rest after striking some shrubbery. Pomilio’s vehicle came to rest in the center median after hitting the guardrails.