RICHLAND TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – A car accident shut down Route 8 for a short time on Monday night.

Two women, one older and one in her 20s, were injured during the crash that happened around 7 p.m. at Route 8 and North Pioneer Road.

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KDKA’s Rachele Mongiovi reports the injuries were not life-threatening.

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The impact of the crash flipped both cars upside down, shutting down northbound lanes temporarily.

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The cause of the accident is under investigation to see if either of the drivers were speeding and to determine who was at fault.