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O’Malley Road collision hospitalizes seven people

By Hope Miller 8:34 PM January 2, 2014

Seven people are injured with one in critical condition

Update Thursday, 9:30 p.m. 

O’Malley Road is open after tow trucks cleared the pickup and sedan from the roadway, according to police.

Original story

ANCHORAGE - Seven people were hospitalized following a traffic accident on O’Malley Road Thursday night.

A pickup truck collided with a sedan on O’Malley Road near Livingston Street, according to a statement from police spokeswoman Jennifer Castro. The crash was reported to authorities shortly after 6 p.m.

The pickup driver was transported to a hospital with non life-threatening injuries, as well as two passengers who were riding in the truck.

The front-seat passenger of the sedan was sent to a hospital with life-threatening injuries and is in critical condition, according to police. The driver and the two-backseat passengers of the sedan are at a hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Police are investigating the collision. At 8 p.m., O’Malley Road between Lake Otis Parkway and Livingston Street was closed to traffic.

This is a developing story. 

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