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Motorist loses brakes, crashes into house in Montgomery County

A one-car motor vehicle accident at the intersection of State Highway 5 and Switzer Hill in the town of Mohawk. The vehicle struck a grate in the roadway causing the vehicle to become airborne striking a steel guardrail spinning the vehicle around causing the back end of the vehicle to strike a second floor residence causing damage to the exterior and interior of the residence.
A one-car motor vehicle accident at the intersection of State Highway 5 and Switzer Hill in the town of Mohawk. The vehicle struck a grate in the roadway causing the vehicle to become airborne striking a steel guardrail spinning the vehicle around causing the back end of the vehicle to strike a second floor residence causing damage to the exterior and interior of the residence.
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A Johnstown woman suffered a head injury Tuesday after losing the brakes on her car and slamming into a house. Anna V. Biel, 31, of 140 Cable Rd., was traveling south on Switzer Hill Road, which ends at state Route 5 at a steep decline, when she experienced brake failure, struck a grate in the road, went airborne, spun around and struck the house, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff's department. The vehicle hit the ...


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langehr
August 31, 2010
7:04 p.m.

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Motorist loses breaks?? My car has brakes! Was the editor on a break?

lovemysonj
September 1, 2010
3:35 p.m.

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LOL

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