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Derby – Van Crash Update

Officials just released more info regarding last Wednesday’s highway crash in Derby.

A van carrying 10 occupants swerved off the northbound side of Route 8 and crashed into a tree just past Exit 17. Four motorists were trapped inside the vehicle and had to be extricated by emergency responders. Local authorities just released an update regarding the status of all involved parties. According to reports, a total of nine victims were taken to the hospital for treatment of various injuries — none has been listed in critical condition and their identities have yet to be disclosed as of the last update. Officials will continue to investigate this incident and will release more updates when appropriate.

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