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Six injured in Carbon crash

Six people were taken to a Hazleton hospital following a crash along Route 4004 (Oak Street) in Banks Township, Carbon County, at 9:36 p.m. Sunday. State police at Hazleton, who investigated, declined to identify any of the individuals involved in the crash.

According to troopers a 2008 Honda Civic was traveling southbound on Oak Street near the intersection with Banks Avenue, when it crossed over the double yellow line and struck a 2006 Pontiac Vibe. Upon impact the Civic overturned and came to rest on its roof in the opposing lane of travel. The Pontiac came to rest in the right lane facing north. At this time a 2018 Chevrolet Equinox was northbound and its driver swerved to avoid the other two vehicles involved in the initial crash. The Equinox left the roadway and struck a tree along the berm.

Six people in the vehicles involved were all taken to the Lehigh Valley Hospital - Hazleton campus.

Troopers ask anyone who might have witnessed the crash to call them at 570-459-3890.