CANONSBURG (KDKA) — A woman had to be flown to the hospital Monday after her car was struck by a tractor-trailer in Canonsburg.

Police say she was driving down Morganza Road, when a tractor-trailer coming off Weaverton Road hit her car on the passenger side.

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The force from the crash sent her vehicle across the road, over an embankment, through the parking lot of a Walgreens and onto Cavasina Drive.

The driver of the tractor-trailer told police and witnesses that his brakes had gone out.

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The victim was taken to a Pittsburgh-area hospital.

This is a developing story, stay with KDKA and for more information. 

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