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Four in the hospital after three-car chain-reaction crash

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Police said one of three vehicles involved rolled over after trying to merge into the highway's slow lane. Police said one of three vehicles involved rolled over after trying to merge into the highway's slow lane.
Three vehicles were reportedly involved in a chain-reaction collision. Three vehicles were reportedly involved in a chain-reaction collision.
CCPD said four individuals were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. CCPD said four individuals were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
CORPUS CHRISTI -

Four people were taken to a hospital after a three-car accident on TX 358 in Corpus Christi.

The accident happened around 8:00 p.m. on Friday night along the highway between Everhart Rd. and Staples St when police said a chain-reaction crash began with a single vehicle.

Corpus Christi Police Department officers at the scene said a car occupied by a female driver tried to merge into the slow lane when it collided with another vehicle and flipped onto its roof.

Two other vehicles were then involved in a chain-reaction collision.

Police said the drivers of the first vehicle was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries along with two elderly occupants of the second and the driver of the third involved vehicle. All were reported to have sustained non-critical injuries and were expected to be fine at time of writing.

An investigation into the crash was ongoing, with the exact cause still undetermined. It was not immediately known whether charges would be filed for the incident.

This is a developing story, we will provide updates online as we're able.

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