A three-vehicle crash sent five North East residents to Hamot Medical Center Tuesday evening.

The accident occurred at approximately 7:45 p.m. on March 9. According to PA State Police reports, Beverly A. Styk, 49, of North East was traveling west on Route 20 just east of Haskell Rd., driving a 1998 Buick LeSabre. She lost control, crossed the center lines and struck a 2004 Ford Explorer driven by Russell Casal, 19, of North East. The Explorer, also occupied by Peter Casal, 64, and Lillian Casal, 53, of North East, rolled over and came to final rest on its roof off the south side of the roadway.

Styk's vehicle continued westbound and was struck by a 2002 Dodge Neon operated by Jeffery Feath, 18, of North East.

All vehicles involved sustained major/disabling damage. Styk sustained major injuries and was flown to Hamot Medical Center via Lifestar. The occupants of the Explorer were taken to Hamot for treatment of moderate injuries and Feath was transported for treatment of major injuries.

Assisting at the scene were North East's Fuller Host Co. #1, Crescent Hose Co. #2, Harborcreek VFD, Emergycare, Brookside VFD and Fairfield VFD.

Conditions of the individuals involved is not known at this time. The crash is still under investigation.

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