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Leominster

Nine people hurt in four-car crash

Nine people were taken to two hospitals after four vehicles collided in Leominster, blocking traffic for hours, officials said.

The four cars crashed at 590 Lancaster St. at 3:45 p.m., according to Leominster Deputy Fire Chief Daniel Kirouac. Six victims were transported to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester and three others were taken to Leominster Hospital.

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One person suffered life-threatening injuries, two suffered serious injuries, and the rest were considered minor. The names and ages of the victims were not released.

By 10:30 p.m., the road was reopened, Kirouac said. It was not yet clear if anyone would be charged. Leominster police declined to comment.

Melissa Hanson can be reached at melissa.hanson@globe.com or on Twitter @Melissa__Hanson.
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