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Three Injured in Two-Car Crash on I-86

Written By: Renata Stiehl
I-86 Crash in Horseheads

      HORSEHEADS, NY (WENY) -- A major accident this afternoon on Interstate 86 sent three people to the hospital with serious injuries.
     Police say the accident happened in the eastbound lane a little before 4:30 this afternoon. We're told the black car missed his exit at exit 53, hit the barrier on the right side of the highway, before hitting a red van.
      Police say three people suffered major injuries; two men and one woman were taken to the hospital, however the extent of their injuries is unknown.
     Eastbound traffic was backed up and detoured via exit 52A for over an hour, as emergency workers and cleanup crews cleared the scene.