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Four people taken to the hospital following Route 48 crash: officials


Four people were taken to Eastern Long Island Hospital with minor injuries Tuesday after the private minibus they were traveling in was involved in an accident with another vehicle on Route 48 in Cutchogue, authorities at the scene said.

Fifteen people were aboard the bus, which is owned by Adelwerth Bus Corp in Eastport, at the time of the accident, Southold Fire Department officials said.

The driver of the car was traveling alone, officials said.

The eastbound lane between between Depot and Cox lanes remained closed as of 4:20 p.m. during the rescue efforts.

No other information about the accident was immediately available.

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