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Multiple injuries reported in wrestling team van crash

June 17, 2019 GMT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a van carrying a youth wrestling group has overturned in Alabama.

The accident was reported on U.S. Highway 231 in Montgomery.

State Trooper Cpl. Jesse Thornton says nine occupants were transported to local hospitals with one of those injuries considered serious.

WBRC-TV reports the wrestlers are from the Warrior Wrestling Club located near Calera, Alabama.

The dark-colored Ford van had damage to its rear and roof with several windows broken out.

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The cause of the crash was not immediately clear.

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