By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

DES PLAINES (CBS) — A head-on collision and car fire in Des Plaines sent five people to the hospital Monday morning, police said.

The accident happened around 10:25 a.m. at Rand and Golf roads. Two vehicles had collided and one vehicle’s engine caught fire, police said.

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One person was stuck on the floor, wedged against the dashboard but was removed within about five minutes, police said.

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Three people were transported to Lutheran General with serious injuries that were not life threatening. Two were transported to Northwest Community Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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Police said it appeared several of the occupants of the vehicles were not wearing seat belts. The cause of the accident is under investigation.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff