MILLERSVILLE, Md. (CBSDC/AP) — Anne Arundel County police say three people have been killed and six injured in a crash that involved five passenger vehicles and a flatbed truck in Millersville.

Spokesman Lt. Glenn Shanahan says the accident was reported shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday near Route 3 South at Route 32 in Millersville. Shanahan says the department’s traffic safety team is still on the scene trying to determine how the accident occurred.

Police say two injured people were taken to trauma centers with life-threatening injuries, and four others were taken to hospitals with relatively minor injuries. The victims have not be identified.

The accident during rush hour snarled traffic for more than a mile.

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