HALF MOON BAY (CBS SF) — Three people were hospitalized after a U.S. Postal Service truck collided with another vehicle on state Highway 1 near Half Moon Bay late Wednesday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

The crash was reported shortly before 11:40 a.m. on Highway 1 near Medio Avenue just north of Half Moon Bay, according to the CHP.

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A USPS truck was traveling south on the highway and somehow collided with a dark gray Subaru traveling north, CHP Officer Amelia Jack said.

The male driver in the postal truck and a male and female in the Subaru were all taken by medical helicopter to Stanford Hospital to be treated for major injuries, including a head wound to the postal worker, Jack said.

The postal truck came to rest blocking the highway in both directions, Jack said.

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The vehicles were eventually cleared from the roadway and all lanes were reopened at about 1:10 p.m., according to the CHP.

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