1 critical after trash truck and car collide in Bucks County

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

WARMINSTER, Pa. (WPVI) -- Crews were called to a serious crash involving a trash truck and a car in Warminster, Bucks County.

It happened after 10:30 a.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Newtown and Bristol roads.

Police say a 42-year-old woman from Ivyland was driving eastbound on Bristol Road. A 67-year-old male from Jamison was driving a trash truck westbound on Bristol Road.

Police say the female driver crossed the center line and entered the opposite lane of travel.

The male driver attempted to avoid the head-on collision, but was unsuccessful.

The woman was transported to St. Mary's Hospital in critical condition. Initial reports said she had died, but that is not the case.

The man was taken to St. Mary's Hospital. He was treated and released.

Bristol Road was shut down until 2 p.m. during the investigation.