SALEM TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Six people were hurt in a crash involving a para-transit bus, a tractor trailer and two other vehicles in Westmoreland County.
The crash occurred around 2:45 on Route 22 in Salem Township.
A total of 6 people were injured, but state police tell Channel 11's Melanie Marsalko that no one was killed. Three of the people who were hurt use wheelchairs.
Just got up to the scene here on 22 and 819 in Salem Twp, we can see a county transit bus involved, a tractor trailer, Jeep — from our side of the road. Working to learn more from investigators soon #WPXI pic.twitter.com/3TgUkDxizr— Melanie Marsalko (@WPXIMelanie) June 13, 2019
“Unfortunately they were all in wheelchairs and the wheelchair lift in the van was damaged in the crash so we got them out thru back door and transported all patients to local hospitals," said Chief Bob Rosatti of Forbes Road Fire Department.
Route 22 is back open.
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