Elderly Woman Charged Following Car-Tanker Accident

A vehicle crashed into an oil tanker Monday at the intersection of Baker Street and Newland Avenue in the city.

No one was injured.

According to the Jamestown Police Department, Betty H. Stewart, 72, of Warren, Pa., was traveling eastbound on Newland Avenue at approximately 2:22 p.m., when she allegedly failed to stop at a stop sign and collided into an oil tanker traveling northbound on Baker Street.

Jeffrey Byerly, 45, of Jamestown, the driver of the tanker, was reportedly carrying an empty tank.

Both vehicles sustained damage and were towed from the scene.

Stewart will be charged for failing to stop at a stop sign.