FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – Four people were injured in a single-vehicle accident in Fayette County Saturday morning.

According to police, the accident happened on State Route 51 in Franklin Township around 8:15 a.m.

A 2009 Ford Expedition traveling north lost control while negotiating a left curve in the road. As a result, it went through a guardrail, down a steep embankment and hit several small trees before coming to rest near a creek.

The 33-year-old male driver of the vehicle was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected through the front windshield. He is believed to have suffered major injuries in the crash.

A 34-year-old woman and two children – ages 5 and 1 – were also injured in the crash.

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