Police: Wrong-way crash in Pittsburgh tunnel critically injures 1

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A wrong-way driver collided head-on with another car in a western Pennsylvania tunnel, critically injuring the other driver, police said.

State police in Pittsburgh said the vehicle entered Route I-376 traveling west in the eastbound lanes shortly before 3 a.m. Sunday.

The car entered the Fort Pitt tunnel under Mount Washington, still traveling in the wrong direction, and collided head-on with another car, police said. The 36-year-old driver of the other car was taken to a local hospital and listed in critical condition with multiple injuries. The other 21-year-old driver was uninjured, police said.

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