3 people, including a child, hurt in crash on I-70 in North Belle Vernon; lanes have reopened

NORTH BELLE VERNON, Pa. — The eastbound lanes on Interstate 70 in North Belle Vernon have reopened.

The lanes were closed after a two-vehicle crash that left three people hurt.

The call for a crash in the eastbound lanes near Exit 42A came in at 10 p.m. Thursday, Westmoreland County dispatchers said.

Two people were flown to area hospitals and another person was taken in an ambulance. Channel 11 has learned one of the victims was a child, who was flown to UPMC Children’s Hospital.

Traffic was closed in both directions initially.

Pennsylvania State Police in Belle Vernon are handling the investigation.

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