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Westmoreland

Woman injured in crash near Crabtree

Joe Napsha
| Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
One woman was flown from the scene of a two-vehicle crash along Route 119 about a half mile north of Crabtree.
Joe Napsha| Tribune-Review
One woman was flown from the scene of a two-vehicle crash along Route 119 about a half mile north of Crabtree.

A motorist was flown to an area hospital Wednesday night as a result of injuries she sustained in a two-vehicle crash along Route 119 near Crabtree, according to dispatches from the Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety.

Crabtree firefighters extricated a woman trapped in a car that collided with a pick-up truck at about 8:15 p.m. The truck came to rest off the northbound lane, with the front wheels over the guardrail.

The woman was flown from the Crabtree Fire Department to an area hospital, the public safety department said.

State police from the Greensburg station investigated the crash.

The accident closed both lanes of Route 119 during the investigation, forcing traffic traveling north toward Route 22 to take a detour.

Joe Napsha is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Joe at 724-836-5252 or jnapsha@tribweb.com.

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