News: 3 teens injured as car hits tree, overturns in Springfield Township

MERCER COUNTY, PA — Three teenagers were hospitalized Friday afternoon after a single-vehicle rollover crash in Springfield Township, reports WTAE.

State police said the accident occurred off Tower Road, under rainy weather.

A preliminary investigation indicates an 18-year-old Slippery Rock woman was driving at a high rate of speed for the conditions when she lost control. The vehicle veered off the roadway at a curve and struck a tree before overturning.

First responders transported the driver to a local hospital to be medically evaluated.

Two passengers, a 19-year-old West Newton woman and an 18-year-old Pittsburgh woman, were also taken to a hospital.

The extent of injuries remains unclear, but none appeared to be life-threatening.

No further information has been released as of this writing.


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