NORTH HUNTINGDON TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — Police are investigating after a woman crashed her truck into a sign and later admitted she had been “huffing” prior to the crash.
North Huntingdon Township police were sent to the scene at a Subway restaurant on Route 30 shortly before 4 p.m. According to police, a 23-year-old woman struck the sign outside the restaurant with her pickup truck, and the truck became fully engulfed in flames. The woman and her 5-year-old son were helped out of their vehicle by an eyewitness. The woman sustained minor injuries, and the child was unharmed.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Police Searching For Missing 34-Year-Old, At-Risk Woman Hope Lewis
The eyewitness told police that the woman threw something into a nearby dumpster after escaping the flaming truck. In the dumpster, police found a can of compressed air duster. The woman later admitted that she had been “huffing” the air duster prior to the crash.READ MORE: Man Killed, Woman Wounded In Shooting In Parking Lot Of Ohio Movie Theater West Virginia State Officials Suspend Services At County Health Agency
Police continue to investigate, and charges against the woman are pending. She has not yet been identified.