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Three injured in head-on crash in Taunton

A head-on crash in Taunton Wednesday night injured three people, including one who had to be extricated from their vehicle, police said.

The crash occurred around 8:50 p.m. in the area of 850 Cohannet St. and involved a 2001 Toyota Camry driven by a 47-year-old man from Taunton, and a 2008 Honda Civic driven by a 21-year-old man from Taunton, police said in a statement.

A passenger in one of the cars was also injured.

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Two of the victims were taken to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. The third person was taken to Morton Hospital in Taunton.

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Their conditions were not known late Wednesday night.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Adam Sennott can be reached at adam.sennott@globe.com