ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A seven-car pileup shut down parts of a busy Rockford intersection Sunday afternoon.

It happened at Alpine Road and E. State Street around 1:42 p.m. Parts of the road were still open, but traffic was blocked in two lanes.

One car was left on its side.

The crash blocked those traveling east on State Street and going North on Alpine Road.

Rockford Fire said five ambulances were called to the scene, and several people were taken to local hospitals. Their conditions are not known at this time.

What led up to the crash is under investigation by authorities.