5 vehicles involved in crash on Pa. turnpike

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SOMERSET COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Two people were injured after a crash involving five vehicles on the Pennsylvania Turnpike on July 30.

State police said five vehicles were involved while traveling in the left eastbound lane of Interstate 70 at 11:30 a.m. According to the report, a teen driver operating a Jeep did not slow down for traffic and rear-ended a Mazda, which caused a chain reaction with three other vehicles.

Two passengers sustained minor injuries and were transported to UPMC Bedford, according to state police. The Jeep sustained disabling front-end damage and the Mazda sustained disabling damage in the front and rear of the vehicle. Police said the other three vehicles sustained functional front and rear-end damage.

New Baltimore Fire Department, Berlin Area Ambulance, Shawnee Valley Ambulance Service, Bedford Area Ambulance Services, Somerset Area Ambulance and Pennsylvania Turnpike Police responded to the accident.

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