Six people, two of them children, were injured in a two-car crash Monday night on the south service road of the Long Island Expressway in Dix Hills, a fire official said.

The crash occurred at Deer Park Avenue at 9:30 p.m., a spokesman for the Dix Hills Fire Department said.

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Thirty firefighters and rescue personnel from Dix Hills, along with three heavy rescue trucks, three ambulances, first-responder and paramedic units, responded to the scene.

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The injured were transported by the Dix Hills Rescue Squad to both Huntington Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip.

The extent of the injuries -- and, the conditions of those injured -- were unknown.