Woman jumps from moving vehicle, injures her head |

Woman jumps from moving vehicle, injures her head


A woman suffered a head injury after jumping out of a moving vehicle along I-70 in Washington County during an argument with her fiancé last night, police said.

Police said the woman, whose name was not released, was arguing with Samuel Steinmiller, 37, of Waynesburg at about 6:40 p.m. when he pulled the eastbound vehicle to the side of the road near South Junction in South Strabane. The car stopped, and the two continued arguing, police said.

As Steinmiller pulled back onto the highway, the woman jumped out of the vehicle and hit her head on the berm of the road, police said. She was taken by medical helicopter to UPMC Presbyterian in Oakland.

Police said Steinmiller was arrested on a charge of drunken driving.

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