Seven people were hospitalized after a three-vehicle crash in Rhode Island Sunday afternoon, according to police.
Authorities in Woonsocket say the crash happened around 3 p.m. on the southbound side of Route 99 when a vehicle struck another vehicle with a flat tire whose driver was being assisted by a good Samaritan.
Woonsocket police say three of the injured were taken to Landmark Medical Center, two were taken to Rhode Island Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries, while two others sought medical treatment on their own and one injured person refused medical treatment at the scene.
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There's no word on the conditions of the people taken to Landmark Medical Center.
The southbound side of Route 99 was shut down as police investigated the crash.
The investigation is ongoing.