NEWBURY, Ohio (AP) — A tractor-trailer apparently collided head-on with a van Monday on an Ohio state highway, killing five of the seven people in the van, authorities said.
The crash occurred on State Route 44 in Geauga County’s Newbury Township, east of Cleveland, the highway patrol said. Both vehicles had front-end damage.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Conditions Point To 2021 Not Being A White Christmas
The van driver and four passengers were pronounced dead at the scene. Two other van passengers were taken to hospitals with serious injuries, authorities said.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Public Schools Investigating Threats Made Towards Numerous School Campuses
The tractor-trailer’s driver was taken to a hospital and treated for injuries that weren’t life-threatening, the highway patrol said. The driver had no passengers.
The patrol says that it’s still processing the scene and that the collision remains under investigation.MORE NEWS: Holiday Shopping Tips: Identifying And Avoiding Online Shopping Scams
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