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Serious traffic accident in Queens

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An accident involving three cars on the Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel, Queens, has left several people hurt, the FDNY said.

Five people suffered minor injuries, three had serious but non-life-threatening wounds, an two have life-threatening injuries, officials said.

Medics brought the injured to Brookdale and Jamaica hospitals.

Video from SkyFoxHD shows severe damage to the cars and debris littered across the road.

Traffic was backed up because of the closure. Pedestrians could be seen leaving buses and walking along the side of the road to get to the Rockaway Peninsula.

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