WINTHROP — Police say eight people have been taken to the hospital following a three-car crash in Winthrop.

Police say a car driven by 55-year-old Susan Chandonnet of Lewiston was headed east on Route 202 at about 6 p.m. on Thursday when it was struck from behind by a car driven by 20-year-old Kayla Grant of Auburn.

Police tell WMTW-TV that Grant’s vehicle then crossed into the westbound lane and was struck by a pickup truck driven by a 44-year-old Brenda Ross of Winthrop.

Grant and Ross as well as three passengers in each of their vehicles were taken to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston.

Police say the injuries are not considered life-threatening.

The accident remains under investigation and there was no word on any charges.