Friday, January 20, 2023
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    Major crash in Bethel Township leaves 5 trapped and hospitalized; 4 nuns

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    BETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. (YC) — Bethel Township Police are investigating what caused a crash that left several people trapped and hospitalized Sunday night.

    YC broke the story just after 7:20 p.m. when a major accident closed both directions of 322.

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    YC learned that one vehicle involved in the crash was occupied by four nuns and one male occupant in the other.

    Preliminary information indicates that a vehicle crossed the double yellow line and struck the other vehicle.

    The accident happened in the area of Conchester Highway & Foulk Rd in Bethel Township, Delaware County.

    A total of 5 passengers were trapped in the two vehicles; all of which were subsequently rushed to area hospitals for treatment.

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    First responders worked for nearly 40 minutes to remove all of the heavily-entrapped occupants from the vehicles.

    PennStar landed at Maple Zone to transport one of the patients who is reportedly in serious condition. Preliminary information indicates that the patient airlifted was a nun.

    Delaware County Criminal Investigation Division was on location.

    This is a developing story.

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