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Five people taken to the hospital after accident in Hillssale

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 HILLSDALE, N.Y. - Authorities say five people were sent to the hospital after a weekend accident.

According to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office, the accident happened on Route 23 around 3:30 p.m.

Police say a car with four people were traveling east when they crossed in front of an oncoming tractor trailer, which was transporting hay. 

The tractor trailer driver then attempted to avoid the collision but overturned. The trailer took out four utility poles and ignited a grass fire near the road. 

One of the injured was flown to Albany Medical Center, the others were taken by ambulance. The conditions of the victims have not been released.


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