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Two People Hospitalized After Waco Crash

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(KCEN) -- Two people are in the hospital after a dramatic car crash in Waco on Sunday afternoon. It happened just before 2:00 p.m. on the corner of Burnett Avenue and 24th Street. Police say the car going north on 24th Street went into the intersection without yielding for a car traveling west on Burnett Avenue where there is no stop sign.

The collision caused one of the cars to slam into a tree in a nearby yard. Driver Martin Fabian Villarreal was able to walk away without injuries, but struggled to get his 16-year-old cousin and her boyfriend out of the car. "I had to kick my window out and they brought the jaws of life to open the door for him," Villarreal said.

Two people were taken to Hillcrest Hospital, one from each car involved. Police say speed was most likely a contributing factor in the crash.    
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