September 10, 2013

Six escape serious injury when minivans collide in Lebanon

Both vans were destroyed, with heavy damage to their front ends.

By David Hench dhench@pressherald.com
Staff Writer

LEBANON — Seatbelts and airbags saved several people from serious injuries when two Dodge Caravan minivans collided on Center Road in Lebanon Monday night.

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Emergency personnel examine one of the minivans involved in a collision on Center Road at the intersection of Lower Cross Road in Lebanon Monday night.

Lebanon Rescue Department photo

A 39-year-old Lebanon man was driving a 2000 Dodge Caravan north on the road with three children ranging from 6 to 11 years old. A teenager driving a 2003 Caravan with a 43-year-old passenger pulled onto Center Road from Lower Cross Road and the vehicles collided at 7:26 p.m., said Lebanon Assistant Rescue Chief Jason Cole in a release.

Both vans were destroyed, with heavy damage to their front ends, Cole said. Everyone was wearing seatbelts, he said.

All six people were attended to by rescue workers at the scene, Cole said.

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