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2 people hospitalized after head-on crash on the Liberty Bridge

PITTSBURGH — Two people were taken to the hospital after a crash on the Liberty Bridge in Pittsburgh on Saturday night.

PHOTOS: 2 people hospitalized after head-on crash on the Liberty Bridge

Pittsburgh police say first responders dispatched to a two-vehicle crash on the bridge just before 11:30 p.m. A Channel 11 photographer on scene observed a white jeep on its side on the bridge. Another vehicle sat on the other side of the road with heavy damage.

Police say an inbound driver tried to make a lane change. At the same time, the man driving the vehicle she was attempting to overtake swerved into the outbound lane, hitting a different vehicle head-on.

The man’s vehicle flipped on its side. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition. The woman driving the outbound vehicle was taken to the hospital in serious condition. The first driver remained on scene and provided information to police.

The Liberty Bridge closed while police investigated the crash.

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