A tractor-trailer crashed off of state Route 255, Bennetts Valley Highway in the Byrnedale area of Jay Township.
The vehicle stopped just feet short of hitting a house. The accident happened just after 5:30 a.m. Monday as the truck went off the roadway. The truck driver was taken to Penn Highlands Elk for medical treatment. His condition was not known. State police at Ridgway were investigating the accident and had yet to release an official public information report.