Police probe crash that injured 2 in Cherryhill
State police are investigating whether drugs or alcohol played a role in an Indiana County crash on Saturday that sent two people to area hospitals.
Bobbie M. Stewart, 24, of Clymer, was driving a Ford Contour south on Route 403 at 11 a.m. Saturday when she failed to stay in her lane and struck head-on a Mercury Mountaineer driven by Douglas Rising, 27, of West Lebanon, according to a police report.
Stewart was flown by medical helicopter to Allegheny General Hospital, where she was listed in fair condition on Sunday afternoon. Police said she suffered major injuries.
Rising was transported to Indiana Regional Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries, police said.
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