Millcreek police say one person was killed and two others injured when a Ford Taurus crossed the center line on West 26th Street Sunday afternoon and collided head on with a BMW. The accident happened about 1:00 PM in the 4800 block of West Ridge Rd.
Investigators said the driver of the Ford was heading west and lost control, into the path of the eastbound BMW. Rescuers took the driver and front passenger of the Taurus to UPMC Hamot Trauma for injuries. It was clear at the scene, that the passenger's injuries were life threatening. The female passenger was pronounced dead at the hospital. The driver of the other car was taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
Police say they will release the name of the person killed in the accident after family is notified. Authorities have not said if the snowy road conditions contributed to the accident. The collision is still under investigation.