2 hospitalized after being struck by car in Mercer

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MERCER, Pa. (WKBN) – Two brothers are sent to the hospital after they were struck by a car in Mercer.

The two men were fishing at the edge of a creek near Fairgrounds Road when a driver crossed over US Highway 19 and struck them just after midnight Sunday.

The impact of the car hitting them sent them both across the creek.

According to PSP, both men were taken to the hospital. One brother was taken to Grove City Hospital for minor injuries, but the other was flown to St. Elizabeth’s in critical condition. Officials said he is now in stable condition.

The car was stuck in the creek. Butler County crews did reconstruction on the car before they had to tow the car out of the water.

The driver is in custody and charged with DUI and aggravated assault DUI, according to PSP.

The identities of the men struck and the driver have not yet been released.

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