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Car accident in Eureka sends one to hospital

EUREKA- In Eureka an accident involving three vehicles sends one to the hospital.

Police say a Ford Taurus rear-ended a Chevy Suburban at the intersection of 4th Street and W Street.  The accident happened at about 11:26 a.m.  After the collision, the Chevy Suburban, which police say was rear-ended, moved forward and hit a BMW sitting in front of it.  One of the people in the Taurus was treated for minor injuries at Saint Joseph Hospital.  Police do not know why the collision occurred at this time.