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UPDATE: Three juveniles treated for “soreness” after railroad equipment and car collide

Updated: Jun. 2, 2021 at 12:11 PM EDT
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WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ohio (WTAP) - UPDATE: 6/2/21 3:40 P.M.

A supervisor with the Ohio State Highway Patrol said three juveniles were taken to Marietta Memorial Hospital for what he described as “stiffness and soreness” after the car they were in collided a piece of railroad equipment.

Officials said it happened at a low rate of speed near Catfish Paradise on Veto Road around 10:45 a.m. Wednesday.

An adult was also in the car and was not injured, nor was the person operating the railroad equipment.

The driver of the car has since been found at fault for the crash.

Warren Volunteer Fire and Rescue responded to the scene alongside the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

ORIGINAL: 6/2/21

Officials with the Ohio State Highway Patrol said two juveniles were transported to Marietta Memorial Hospital after a car and a piece of railroad equipment collided on Veto Road.

Dispatchers said the collision happened at a low rate of speed and that the juveniles’ had minor back injuries.

The wreck was reported around 10:45 a.m. near Catfish Paradise.

Troopers on scene told us they are still investigating who is at fault.

Warren Volunteer Fire and Rescue also responded to the scene.

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