CATTARAUGUS COUNTY, N.Y. (WIVB)- A head-on crash in the Southern Tier sent multiple people to the hospital ,three of them by helicopter.
The two-car crash happened on route 16 in Franklin Saturday afternoon..
Drivers of both vehicles were flown to Erie County Medical Center for injuries and a minor was taken to the hospital via Mercy Flight.
Three other passengers were taken by ambulance to other hospitals.
The accident closed more than a mile-long stretch of Route 16 Saturday for more than two hours.
The incident is still under investigation.