Crash closes Route 1 in Portsmouth for an hour Wednesday
Police, firefighters and emergency personnel responded around 1 p.m. after two cars and a passenger van were involved in the accident at 1391 Lafayette Road – Route 1.
Sargent said it was "a bad accident."
While the identities of the drivers and passengers have not been released, Police Sgt. Rich Webb said all nine occupants were sent to Portsmouth Regional Hospital.
“At this time, it doesn’t appear any of the injuries are life threatening,” Webb said, adding some of them have already been treated and released.