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Five Cars Crash on Crater Lake Highway

1266495_10152248260823312_1386457188_oMEDFORD, Ore. — Emergency crews responded to a crash on Crater Lake Highway near Coker Butte in Medford just before 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Medford Police say five cars were involved. Two gas tanks ruptured onto the roadway because of the crash. Police say two victims were taken to a local hospital, but could not specify the extent of the injuries.

Officials say the roadways were delayed to one lane for over an hour. Police say the crash is still under investigation because there were contradictory statements given as to why it occurred.