State Police are investigating a four-vehicle crash on the westbound Southern State Parkway that occurred shortly after noon Saturday.

One car struck a light post and a sign near Exit 38, just before Belmont Lake State Park, State Police said. The collision caused three other vehicles to collide and spin out on the highway.

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Police said one person was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital with unknown injuries.

Police were working to clear the crash from westbound lanes early Saturday afternoon.