John Bogush's tongue split in half during car accident
John Bogush's Tongue Is Split In Half; Sustains Lacerations Two accidents, each of which In volved extensive damage and injury to one person, were investigated' ' last night by Private George OTDay of the regional Pennsylvania Motor Police barracks. The first accident, which occurred at 8:00 o'clock last night on the main highway, route 122, where a side road, just beyond Maysville Park, leads into Brady, was a collision between a truck operated by-Charles H. Hess, 437 Webster street, Brady, and a Ford delivery truck operated by John Mihalik, 101 west1 Montgomery street, Shamokin. The investigating officer said that Hess, headed toward Shamokin, had stopped on the highway waiting for an opposite stream of traffic to pass so that he could turn into Brady, and that the truck operated by Mihalik, also traveling toward Shamokin, crashed into the rear of the first machine. Mildred Mihalik, 11, riding in the truck with her father, was cut about the face and sustained probable internal injuries. She was taken to a doctor for treatment. Patrolman O'Day, reported that there was no damage to the Hess truck but damage to the Mihalik truck amounts to about $250. Tne otner accident nappenea mm the 800 block on Pine street, Coair Township, at 11:00 o'clock last night. A car, driven by James J. Rovito, 23,' of 1018 north Franklin street, Shamokin, and traveling east on the street, crashed into the rear of a parked truck owned by George W. Ebersole. The Rovito car was completely wrecked, its top torn off as it turned over three times. John Bogush, 25, riding in the car with Rovito, had his tongue split in half and was lacerated about the face and body. v A piece that flew from the car as it turned over went through the windshield of a west bound auto driven by Myron Kobo, 1133 west Mulberry street, Shamokin. Private O'Day said Rovito will be charged with operating a car without a driver's license.