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5 hospitalized in crash between semi, sedan 


Five young people were hospitalized on Saturday after their car crossed the centerline and struck a semi truck. 

The incident happened in Fremont County, Idaho at around 5 p.m. on Highway 20. 

According to Idaho Statesman, the sedan was traveling west with five people inside when it crossed the centerline of the highway and drove into the path of an oncoming semi truck. 

All five people inside of the car, a 23-year-old male driver, a 23-year-old male passenger, a 22-year-old male passenger, a 21-year-old male passenger and a 20-year-old male passenger, were injured in the crash. The two people riding up front were wearing seatbelts, the three people in the back were not. All five were transported to a hospital. Their conditions have not been released. 

The trucker, a 57-year-old man from Pennsylvania, was not hurt in the crash. All lanes of Highway 20 in the stretch of far-east Idaho near the Wyoming state line were blocked for approximately two hours as crews worked to clear the wreckage. 

No further information regarding the incident has been released.


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