Vehicle crashes into group of people in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT)  — A vehicle ran a light, collided with a van and careened into a group of people Wednesday morning.

The car was traveling eastbound on 3rd Avenue North and struck the van traveling southbound on 15th Street North.

Birmingham police spokesman Lt. Sean Edwards says the car ran the light, hit the van and spun out before coming to a stop on a sidewalk.

One person was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition. Another person suffered broken bones and was taken to the hospital, while another was taken to the hospital with complains of pain.

The driver of the car was taken to UAB Highland. The driver of the van was fine but was taken to the hospital to be checked out.

WIAT 42 News will update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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