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Newtown Bypass Crash Sends Several People To Hospital


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A Newtown Bypass crash left several people with injuries on Thursday. 

Police, firefighters, and medics were called to the Newtown Bypass and Woodbourne Road/Penns Trail in Newtown Township near the border with Middletown around 11 a.m. for a multiple-vehicle crash that left one vehicle overturned. 

Newtown Township police said the one vehicle was turning from Woodbourne Road collided with another vehicle traveling on the Newtown Bypass, causing the second vehicle to overturn onto its side. 

The driver of the overturned vehicle was able to free themselves and two backseat passengers were extricated by firefighters. The two passengers were taken to nearby St. Mary Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. 

The driver of the first vehicle was taken to the hospital with chest pains.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.  


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Tom Sofield

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Tom Sofield has covered news in Bucks County for five years for both newspaper and online publications. In 2012, Tom was honored at the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association Foundation's Keystone Press Awards for his coverage of President Obama's visit to Falls Township in 2011. When he's not covering news in the area, Tom enjoys checking out the newest restaurants and bars, exploring forgotten places of industry in the area, going to local parks and spending time with his friends and family. If there's one thing you should know about Tom, he is a local news junkie through and through. Email: tom@newtownpanow.com Phone: 215-431-1001