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Penn Township crash causes power outage, sends 3 to hospital

Updated: Saturday, March 15 2014, 12:39 PM CDT
Posted by: Kelly Christ

PENN TOWNSHIP -- Around 11 a.m., Northern Regional police responded to a vehicle accident involving an ambulance and car on Doe Run Road in Penn Township, Lancaster County.

According to police, three people were taken to the hospital from the crash. Two people from the ambulance and one from the car. Police say that there was no patient in the ambulance at the time of the crash and there is no word on the condition of any of the occupants at this time.

Police tell CBS 21 that as a result of the crash, a fire hydrant was struck causing water to pour out around the crash site. It has since been fixed.

The driver of the Subaru was entrapped in the car for around 20 minutes while the fire department removed the roof of the vehicle.

The ambulance also hit a PP&L telephone pole and PP&L is currently on scene making repairs.

Officials at the scene say the that power and water for businesses and homes in the area is currently out and Doe Run Road, in the area of the crash, will remain closed for the next few hours.

Stay with CBS 21 for updates.Penn Township crash causes power outage, sends 3 to hospital

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