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Collision with multiple injuries reported in Natomas area

Five people, two with critical injuries, have been taken to hospitals following a collision at Airport and San Juan roads in the Natomas area, according to the Sacramento Fire Department.

Officer Linda Matthew, Sacramento Police Department spokeswoman, said the collision involving two vehicles occurred at 3:55 p.m. Thursday.

The Fire Department, in a Twitter post, reported that crews arriving at the scene called for additional ambulances. One of the injured is a child.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy