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At least five people were injured Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash in the city’s Emslie neighborhood.

The crash happened at about 3 p.m. on Clinton Street, near Lord Street, said Buffalo police spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge. The two vehicles were traveling west on Clinton, when they sideswiped each other while one was trying to pass, DeGeorge said.

One of the vehicles went airborne and struck a bridge abutment before bursting into flames.

The two males in the vehicle that started on fire were taken to Erie County Medical Center.

At least three others were in the other vehicle and taken to Buffalo General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, DeGeorge said.