YONKERS - Three people have been taken to the hospital after a multi-car crash Thursday evening in Yonkers.

The accident happened at around 8:30 p.m. in front of the Yonkers Gateway Motel on Yonkers Avenue.

Police believe the accident began when a vehicle headed westbound on Yonkers Avenue collided head-on with another car that that was traveling eastbound. A third car, also heading westbound, allegedly rear-ended one of the other cars involved in the collision.

The three people were taken to Westchester Medical Center with injuries including broken bones.