A head-on crash in Taunton Wednesday night injured three people, including one who had to be extricated from their vehicle, police said.

The crash occurred around 8:50 p.m. in the area of 850 Cohannet St. and involved a 2001 Toyota Camry driven by a 47-year-old man from Taunton, and a 2008 Honda Civic driven by a 21-year-old man from Taunton, police said in a statement.

A passenger in one of the cars was also injured.

Two of the victims were taken to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. The third person was taken to Morton Hospital in Taunton.

Their conditions were not known late Wednesday night.


The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Adam Sennott can be reached at adam.sennott@globe.com