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Car plunges into water-filled ditch in early-morning West Chester crash

Two people were transported to a local hospital following a single-car crash on West Chester Road in West Chester Twp. early this morning.

The accident happened at around 3 a.m. when a black Nissan Maxima traveling westbound from Butler Warren Road went off the road, rolled and plunged into a water-filled ditch on the side of the road, according to township spokeswoman Barb Wilson.

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Two men were transported to West Chester Hospital. The driver has health issues — not related to the crash — which made his condition more serious, Wilson said. The passenger had non-life threatening injuries.

Police are investigating to determine if alcohol might have played a role in the accident.

West Chester Road was shut down after the crash but has re-opened.

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