By Tim Jimenez

By Tim Jimenez

MAPLE SHADE, N.J. (CBS) — Three people were taken to the hospital in a four-car accident Monday morning in Maple Shade (Burlington County), NJ.

Authorities say three cars were involved in an accident at Route 73 North and Stiles Avenue, about 8am.  Three people involved in the crash got out of their car at the accident scene, and a fourth vehicle came down and hit two of them and their cars.

Authorities say two people were taken to Kennedy Hospital in Cherry Hill in unknown conditions.  A third person was taken to Cooper University Hospital and was treated and released.

Police say ice may have been a factor but the cause of the crash was still under investigation.