DENISON, Texas (KTEN) — Three people were hospitalized after a Tuesday afternoon crash in Denison.

The incident was reported about 3:30 p.m. on the southbound US 75 access road near Crawford Street.

Police said an 18-wheeler and a sport utility vehicle were stopped when a third vehicle crashed into them from behind.

A passenger and driver were taken to a local hospital with injuries, and another driver was airlifted to a hospital in critical condition.