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Five women hurt in Downtown car-SUV crash |

Five women hurt in Downtown car-SUV crash

| Friday, March 27, 2009 12:00 a.m

Five women were injured, two critically, when a sport utility vehicle collided with a car last night at Grant Street and Fort Pitt Boulevard, Downtown.

City paramedic supervisor Norman Auvil said it appears the wreck occurred when the SUV, which was entering Grant Street from the westbound lanes of the Parkway West, hit a retaining wall and became airborne.

The SUV apparently struck the roof of a car that was traveling on the ramp from the eastbound lanes of the Parkway, Auvil said. The driver of the SUV, which landed on its roof, was ejected. One woman was trapped in the wreckage of the car. Injuries to the other three women in the car did not appear as serious, Auvil said.

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