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Cops: Three people injured following crash in Riverside


Three people were taken to the hospital Tuesday after two vehicles crashed near the County Center in Riverside, Southampton police said.

The accident occurred after an SUV and a truck collided near the county center entrance, police said.

One person was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital and two other people were taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center, police said.

A portion of Route 51 remained closed as of 1:30 p.m. during the heavy rescue efforts by Riverhead, Flanders and Westhampton fire departments and ambulance crews.

No other information about the accident was immediately available.

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