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Car hits 7, including 5 children, on Pennsylvania street

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MOUNTAIN TOP, Pa. (AP) - Police say a car traveling in the wrong lane has plowed into seven people, five of them children, on a street in a residential development in northeastern Pennsylvania.

The crash happened around 1 p.m. Friday in the Mountain Top area near Wilkes-Barre (WILKS'-ba-ree). Five of the victims were flown to a hospital. Police said the driver of the vehicle is in custody.

They're still determining what led to the crash.

Photos of the scene showed a car with a shattered front windshield on someone's front lawn.

Neighborhood resident Eric Wanchisen tells The Citizens' Voice newspaper ( the collision happened in front of the home of an emergency room doctor who treated the victims before help arrived, including a baby who was in a stroller.

Information from: The Citizens' Voice,

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