Crash of car, tow truck kills 5, hurts 1 in Pa.

June 28, 2012 - 10:36 PM

GERMANTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police in eastern Pennsylvania say a collision between a car and a tow truck hauling a box truck has killed five people and injured a sixth.

State police Cpl. Mark Rowlands says the collision happened Thursday afternoon on a rural road in Heidelberg Township.

Rowlands says the car ran a stop sign and was hit by the tow truck. All four occupants of the car died, as did the truck's driver.

Rowlands says the tow truck's passenger has been hospitalized.