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Six injured in 4-vehicle crash in Eggertsville

Six people, including a 13-year-old and a 5-year-old, were taken to area hospitals after a four-vehicle crash at the intersection of Main Street and Eggert Road on Friday morning, Amherst police said.

The crash happened at 8:02 a.m., police said, and a portion of Main was closed to traffic for several hours between Eggert and Westfield roads, according to the state Department of Transportation.

None of the injured parties had injuries considered to be life-threatening, Amherst police told WKBW-TV.

A man driving north on Eggert lost consciousness after suffering a medical emergency, crashed into one car and then two other vehicles parked in a parking lot, police told WKBW.

The injured young people were passengers in one of the vehicles, police said. They suffered head and back injuries and were transported to Women and Children's Hospital, police said in a news release. Those injured were transported from the scene by Twin City Ambulance.

The crash is under investigation and Amherst police have not released any further information.

Police ask anyone who may have information about what happened to call them at 716-689-1311.

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