Police: Several people injured in multivehicle crash on I-280

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Several people were hospitalized after a multivehicle crash on Interstate-280 in Essex County Monday evening.

Police say that the crash happened just after 6 p.m. Monday in the eastbound lanes near mile marker 9.6. Police have not released many details, but say that the people who were hurt were taken to the hospital with injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening.

The crash closed all eastbound lanes for a time, but the roadway reopened by 10 p.m.

State police did not specify how many cars were involved in the crash.

No deaths were reported.

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