Area briefs


No injuries reported in multiple crashes

No drivers or passengers reported injuries in two accidents that occurred about 3 p.m. Friday near the 17th Street exit of Interstate 99.

State police at Hollidaysburg reported Saturday that Michael J. Delligatti, 21, Wexford, was cited for failing to drive at a safe speed. His vehicle ran into the rear of a vehicle being driven by Twilley Delligatti, 52, Wexford, who was stopped for traffic.

In a separate crash close to the same location and time, police cited Nathaniel L. Butina, 21, Greensburg, also for failing to drive at a safe speed. Butina’s vehicle ran into the back of a vehicle driven by Madison Wilson, 20, Perryopolis, initiating a chain-reaction crash with Wilson’s vehicle hitting a vehicle driven by Melody Jenkins, 52, Bellwood, who struck a vehicle driven by Lisa Baverso, 53, North Huntingdon, who struck a vehicle driven by Shilo Zeiders, 24, Lilly. Police said the Wilson, Jenkins, Baverso and Zeiders vehicles were stopped for traffic before the crash.

YTI to host CPR certification classes

YTI Career Institute-Altoona, 2900 Fairway Drive, will host American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR certification training classes every second Tuesday of the month. The first one will be from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday. The cost is $10. Courses are taught in a classroom format by AHA instructors. Participants who successfully complete the three-hour course will receive a certification.

To register, call 814-944-5643.