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9 sent to hospital after accident in Northeast D.C.

Tuesday - 1/29/2013, 12:27pm  ET

WASHINGTON - Police and emergency crews responded to a mass casualty incident in Northeast D.C. Tuesday.

A multi-car accident at the intersection of New York Avenue and Brentwood Parkway just before noon sent nine people to the hospital, including five children.

A spokesperson for D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services tells WTOP at least two of the victims were in serious but not life-threatening condition.

D.C. police also tweeted this photo of the scene:

WTOP's Mark Segraves contributed to this report. Follow @WTOP on Twitter.

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