PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - A car accident involving at least 5 cars shut down parts of North Congress Avenue and Northlake Boulevard for a time Wednesday afternoon, according to Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue.
5 patients were transported to local area hospitals. One was a trauma patient. The severity of the second patient is not known, 3 others suffered minor injuries, according to Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue.
Emergency crews had to extricate some of the patients from the vehicles, according to authorities.
Traffic lanes were reopened just before 5 p.m.