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Three people were injured after a crash on eastbound Route 283 on Friday night, according to East Hempfield Township police.

The crash happened around 8 p.m. between the Salunga and State Road/Route 722 exits.

A tractor-trailer hit two vehicles stopped along the shoulder, left the road and came to rest in a wooded area, according to a news release issued by police Saturday morning.

At least one person was trapped in a vehicle, according to Lancaster County-Wide Communications dispatches.

A second crash, possibly as a result of the first one, was also reported, according to dispatch reports.

Route 283 eastbound between Spooky Nook Road and the exit for State Road/Route 722 was shut down until 3 a.m. while the scene was investigated.

Anyone with information is asked to call Officer Joshua Sandman at 717-898-3103.