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3 injured in crash on Route 119 in Youngwood |

3 injured in crash on Route 119 in Youngwood

| Wednesday, December 3, 2014 1:22 p.m
Evan Sanders | Trib Total Media
Firefighters with Youngwood Volunteer Fire Department work to remove wooden braces used to secure a vehicle that landed on its roof in a multiple vehicle-accident along Route 119 near Route 66 on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014.

Three people were injured in a three-vehicle crash Wednesday morning on Route 119 in Youngwood.

Traffic was stopped on Route 119 northbound because of construction when a van rear-ended a sport utility vehicle shortly before 11 a.m. The van flipped over, and its two occupants were injured, according to the Youngwood Volunteer Fire Department.

Marjorie Haines, 79, of Washington, Pa., was driving the van. David Haines, 83, was in the passenger seat. Both were taken to Forbes Hospital in Monroeville, state police said.

The SUV, driven by Lawrence Bagg Sr., 56, of West Elizabeth, was pushed into the DirecTV van in front of it. Lawrence Bagg Jr., 35, and Valerie Franklin, 31, both of West Elizabeth, were passengers.

Franklin was injured and was taken to Jefferson Hospital in Pleasant Hills, police said.

The van driver, Chad Sirianni, 26, of Ruffsdale was not injured.

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