MOUNT POCONO, Pa. -

Authorities say at least six people were rushed to area hospitals after a violent wreck and three of those victims had to be flown out.

It happened at around 8:10 p.m. Friday night on Route 611 near Fourth Street in Mount Pocono, Monroe County.

Officials say two vehicles were involved.

Route 611 had to be shut down in both directions for several hours.

Route 611 has since reopened.