By CBSBoston.com Staff

HINGHAM (CBS) — Police say distracted driving appears to be the cause of a three-car crash in Hingham on Thursday afternoon. Pictures from the scene show one car on top of another car’s hood.

It happened on Route 228 near High Street.

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According to police, the first car was stopped in traffic when the middle car hit the first car in a low-impact crash. Then a third car struck the middle car at a higher speed and went underneath it. The crash also pushed the middle car into the first again.

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Hingham Police said distracted driving may have been the cause of this crash on Thursday (Photo Via Hingham Police)

Three people were left with non-life-threatening injuries. Fortunately, everyone in the cars was wearing seatbelts, police said.

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Officers believe the crash was caused by a driver not paying attention or distracted driving.

CBSBoston.com Staff