News: Wrong-way crash injures at least 11, including 8 kids, in Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH, PA – According to CBS Pittsburgh, at least 11 people, including 8 kids, were injured after a wrong-way crash on Route 28 in Pittsburgh on Monday.
Authorities say the crash occurred around 11:30 p.m. on Route 28 between Millvale Avenue and Etna Avenue when a woman driving a minivan was driving north in the southbound lanes and struck another vehicle head-on.
There were 8 children in the minivan, ages 1 to 11 years old. First responders say that at least four children did not have their seatbelts properly fastened at the time of the collision. There were two adult occupants in the other vehicle involved.
11 people in total sustained minor injuries in the crash and were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. No one sustained any life-threatening injuries.
So far, authorities have not found any indication that either driver was under the influence when the crash occurred. It was found, however, that the driver of the minivan did not have a Pennsylvania driver’s license.
Police continue to investigate this incident.
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