UPDATE: 3 hospitalized after Friday morning crashes

There were 2 seperate accidents involving four cars

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Authorities say three people were hospitalized after two separate accidents Friday morning.

The crashes happened around 6:20 a.m. near  Highway 34 and Fallbrook Blvd.

Lincoln Police say one of the collisions happened when a car pulled out fast off of Fallbrook onto Purple Heart Highway causing another car to slam on its brakes and be rear-ended.

The second accident happened when one car was attempting to avoid the other accident and was also rear-ended, police said.

Police said none of the injuries are considered to be life threatening.

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