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An SUV ended up in Muddy Creek at Woodmere Park in the 1800 block of Phillips Avenue near North English Street, on Friday, July 3, 2015, in Greensboro, N.C. (JOSEPH RODRIGUEZ/News & Record)

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Five people were hospitalized when an SUV crashed into Muddy Creek in Greensboro on Friday afternoon, according authorities.

The SUV was westbound on Phillips Avenue shortly before 12:30 p.m., at Woodmere Park, when it ran off the side of the road, crashed into the creek and overturned, according to officials.

Paramedics took five people who were injured to a hospital, Hewlett said. The extent of their injuries was not known.

Phillips Avenue remains closed while the crash is investigated.