SWANSEA (WBSM) — Swansea police and firefighters responded to the scene of a two-vehicle crash Thursday night on Swansea Mall Drive.

According to a preliminary investigation, one vehicle was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of Route 118 and then struck another vehicle head-on.

The drivers of the vehicles were a 20-year-old male and a 53-year-old male, both from Swansea.

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Upon arriving, first responders discovered both parties were still in their vehicles. One vehicle was on fire, and officers extricated that driver.

Swansea firefighters extricated the driver of the other vehicle using hydraulic tools.

Both drivers were taken to a local hospital.

According to police, the 53-year-old male was taken into custody for “suspected” operating under the influence of liquor. His name has not been released.

The crash remains under investigation.

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