3 injured in tractor-trailer crash on Route 3 in Clifton

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Three people were injured Wednesday in a serious crash on Route 3 in Clifton.

The crash happened on Route 3 West near Main Avenue. Clifton police say that the tractor-trailer was traveling on Route 3 East when it hit a car, swerved and then crossed through the barrier on the westbound side, hitting a BMW and a box truck.

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The drivers of all three vehicles were injured but are expected to be OK.

The crash happened just before noon. 

Parts of Route 3 were closed for several hours while the crash was cleared, leading to major traffic issues in the area.

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