3-car accident in Rockford sends three people to the hospital

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Three people are recovering after being involved in a three-car accident Sunday afternoon on the city's east side.

The accident happened around noon at the intersection of East State Street and New Towne Drive. Rescue crews extricated at least one person from the wreckage.

Three people in all were taken to local hospitals, but police say they should be OK.