4 injured, 1 seriously, in multi-car crash in Nanuet

NANUET, Rockland County (WABC) -- Four people were injured, one seriously, in a multi-vehicle crash in Rockland County Monday afternoon.

It happened at about 3:10 p.m. at Route 59 and Old Nyack Turnpike in Nanuet.

Two of the cars were involved in a fender-bender, and had stopped in the right lane.

Police say a third car traveling in the right lane didn't stop, and struck the first two cars.

Four people inside that third car fled the scene but were later taken into custody a short distance from the scene.

A man with a serious leg injury was taken to Westchester Medical Center and the other three who were injured were taken to Nyack Hospital.

Eastbound Route 59 at Old Turnpike Way was closed for the accident investigation.

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