5 people hospitalized after serious car accident on Route 2 in Phillipston

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Five people were taken to the hospital after a serious car accident late Thursday morning in Philipston.

According to the Massachusetts State Police one person was taken to the hospital by helicopter while four others were taken to a local hospital.

An Athol police dispatcher told 22News, Route 2 was shut down between Exit 18 and 19 and the on-ramps to the highway were closed on both the East and westbound sides for several hours while crews worked. 

No word on how the extent of injuries or how many cars were involved. 

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