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Four hospitalized in Cape Cod crash

Three children and one adult were hospitalized after a rear-end crash Thursday evening in the Cape Cod town of Marstons Mills, officials said.

One adult and one child were transported to Cape Cod Hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries and two children were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to a statement from the Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills fire department.

One person declined to be treated.

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Fire officials received a report of a two-car crash with multiple injuries near Route 28 between South County Road and Route 149 at about 5 p.m., the statement said.

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Upon arrival, emergency personnel began treating the five people involved in the crash and requested two additional ambulances, officials said.

Fire officials cleaned up a “significant fluid spill” from one of the car’s involved, according to the statement.

Cotuit fire officials also responded to the crash. Barnstable police are investigating.

Amanda Kaufman can be reached at amanda.kaufman@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @amandakauf1.