9 people injured in 5-car accident in Fresno

March 31, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Firefighters say nine people are injured after a crash involving five cars in southeast Fresno.

The accident happened near the intersection of Maple and McKinley Avenues Sunday afternoon.

A Fresno fire battalion chief tells Action News the large number of victims forced emergency responders to treat this as a mass casualty scene.

Firefighters say seven of the victims were classified as having moderate injuries, while two had minor wounds.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.