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Route 36 Head-on Crash Sunday sent five people to area hospitals

February 6th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

A two-car head-on crash Sunday on state Route 36 sent at least five people to area hospitals, including two who were flown by Maryland State Police helicopters. Route 36 was closed for more than 3 hours while Maryland State Police reconstructed the crash that was reported about 3:25 p.m.  The injured included two children, one of whom was flown to an area trauma center. Three people were taken by ambulances to UPMC Western Maryland for treatment. Conditions on the injured were not available. First responders from Mount Savage, Corriganville, Wellersburg, Frostburg and the Allegany County Department of Emergency Services responded as well as State Police helicopters Trooper 5 and Trooper 3.