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Pregnant woman, three others injured in Allentown hit-and-run

Hit-run accident sends 4 to hospital, police say

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Four people, including a pregnant woman, were injured in a hit-and-run crash Sunday afternoon in Allentown.

Police say it happened shortly after 1 p.m. at 21st and Tilghman streets.

The four victims sustained non-life threatening injuries when their vehicle rolled over, according to police.

The suspect was taken into custody a short time later. Police were able locate the suspect, 53-year-old James Lauer of Allentown, using an identification of the license plate given by a witness.

Police say Lauer is suspected of DUI, to be determined pending results of blood-alcohol tests.


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