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Two hurt in Route 8 collision

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Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, 4:03 p.m.
 

A medical helicopter flew two drivers injured in a crash on Route 8 in Butler County to Pittsburgh hospitals, authorities said.

The crash, which briefly shut down the road, occurred about 10:50 a.m. when a man driving a pickup truck pulled out from a gas station and was hit by a woman driving south in a Mercedes SUV.

The man, who is 73, suffered head injuries and a broken arm. He was flown to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, said Conrad Pfeifer, a Middlesex police officer. He was thrown out of the truck.

The woman, who is 18, was taken to Allegheny General Hospital in the North Side.

Both were conscious and talking to police, Pfeifer said.

The crash occurred at same sport where there was a fatal motorcycle crash Friday.

John Caldwell, 70, of Beaver Falls when he was hit by a car driving north on Route 8. The car made a left turn and hit Caldwell, who was driving south, police said.

Rick Wills is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-320-7944 or rwills@tribweb.com.

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