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Wrong-way crash injures pregnant woman, daughter and others

Published: Monday, May 13, 2019 @ 1:24 PM
Updated: Tuesday, May 14, 2019 @ 2:03 AM

Englewood wrong-way crash leads to several injuries on Main Street

A crash involving what witnesses say was a wrong-way driver damaged multiple vehicles on North Main Street Monday afternoon.

Five medics responded to the crash involving four vehicles on North Main Street in Englewood around 1:10 p.m.

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Police said witnesses told them the at-fault driver, a male, was driving north in the southbound lanes. The man was alert and talking when he was taken to the hospital.

Police were seen pulling alcohol from the man’s vehicle, however police are still investigating the cause of the crash and why the man drove across the road into oncoming traffic.

A pregnant woman and her 11-year-old daughter were in one of the vehicles hit by the at-fault driver.  They were both taken to hospitals to be evaluated.

The injuries to the other victims in the crash are not believed to be life-threatening, according to police.

All lanes of North Main Street were blocked, but reopened around 2:15 p.m.