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Five car pileup on I-40 sends several to hospital

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A five vehicle wreck on I-40 Saturday afternoon sent three people to the hospital.

It happened early Saturday afternoon shortly before 3:00 p.m. on I-40 near the Soncy Road exit.

Three people were sent to the hospital, two of them by ambulance, but the extent of their injuries is unknown.

Police temporarily closed one lane on I-40 and diverted some traffic to the access road while they worked to clear the scene.

No information has been released yet as to what caused the accident.