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CRASH IN PLEASANT GROVE LEAVES 2 HOSPITALIZED

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Two members of an Orem family remain hospitalized following a car accident Saturday night on State Street in Pleasant Grove.

Six people were taken to local hospitals following the accident, which occurred about 10 p.m.Corrin Phillips, 1040 N. 150 West, was southbound on State Street in a 1980 two-door Datsun when the vehicle's lights failed.

Pleasant Grove Police Officer Bert Bean said that as Phillips reached under the dashboard to jiggle a switch controlling the lights, she collided with a 1988 Ford pickup truck driven by Marvon Holdaway, 895 N. 400 East, Pleasant Grove.

Holdaway pulled onto State Street to cross to the northbound lanes at approximately 800 S. State St. and did not see the approaching Datsun.

Extrication equipment was used to free Phillips' four sons from the Datsun.

Chris Phillips, 13, 1040 N. 150 West, is in stable condition at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center with a chest injury, numerous cuts and a fractured arm. His brother, Clint, 8, is also in stable condition with a collapsed lung, internal injuries, fractures and cuts.

Michael Phillips, 11, and Corrin Phillips were treated for cuts and abrasions at American Fork Hospital and released Sunday.

Justin Phillips, 14, was treated for a cut lip at American Fork Hospital Saturday night and released.

Marvon Holdaway was not injured. His wife, Alice, a passenger in his car, was treated for head and leg injuries at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center and released Sunday.

Bean estimated damage to the Datsun at $7,000 and to the truck at $4,000.