Two car accident sends three people to the hospital, damages nearby home

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Update: A car slammed into a home in Erie overnight, sparking a fire, which caused the occupants of the home to evacuate.

It happened around 2:45 a.m. Friday after two cars collided, sending one of them into the steps of the home.

Both cars were heavily damaged in the crash.

Once on the scene, firefighters made quick work of the flames coming from one of the cars. Three people were transported to the hospital.

Everyone inside the home got out safely, although there was some damage to the structure.

Erie Police are investigating what led to the crash.

A two car accident in Erie sent three people to the hospital early Friday morning.

The crash happened around 2:45 a.m. Friday morning at the intersection of West 29th and Plum Streets.

According to reports from the scene, one car was traveling North and the other was traveling East when they collided at the intersection. The impact of the accident sent one of the vehicles into a nearby home and sparked a fire.

Two people inside the car were trapped for a short time.

Erie fire crews responded to the scene, making quick work of the fire. In total, three people were transported to the hospital for treatment. At this time, there is no word on how serious their injuries are.

Everyone inside the home got out safely, although the structure did suffer some damage. Erie Police are looking into what caused the accident.

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