By Associated Press - Tuesday, September 5, 2017

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania State Police say nine people riding in an SUV, including six children, were seriously injured when their vehicle was sideswiped on an interstate highway.

The crash happened Monday on Interstate 78 in Lehigh County. Police say the driver, a 46-year-old man, was taken to the hospital along with his passengers, a 34-year-old woman, a 20-year-old woman and six children ranging in age from 10 to 16. They are all from Bayonne, New Jersey.

Police say the 20-year-old and the children were not wearing seat belts. One person was partially ejected from the SUV.

Police say the driver of the car that sideswiped them was not hurt.

Police will continue to investigate.

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