PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Traffic was tied up on the Parkway West Sunday afternoon after an accident caused a chain reaction crash.

A minor accident first slowed traffic, and then caused a second crash near the Greentree exit on the Parkway West.

Officials say five cars in total were involved and three people were taken to the hospital.

Crews were able to clear the scene and traffic is once again moving tonight.

There is no word at this time on the conditions of the people who were hospitalized.