Dryden, N.Y. — Two people have been taken to the hospital in a motor vehicle accident just north of the village of Dryden Tuesday morning, according to New York State Police at the scene of the crash.

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One person involved in the crash was taken to the Cayuga Medical Center and the other was taken to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse.

The injuries did not sound life-threatening. One person sustained head injuries. A helicopter had been called to the scene but was later canceled, according to the Tompkins County 911 Dispatch Center.

The accident occurred at the intersection of Route 13 and Simms Hill Road around 8:50 a.m., according to a trooper on scene.

The vehicles were being towed around 9:45 a.m. and the road had been cleared. The trooper said it was too early to say how the crash happened.

Two gray SUVs were involved in the crash. One sustained heavy side-door damage and the other had its front end mangled.

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