At 07:44am companies 1 and 3 were dispatched to Route 8 south near exit 13 for a accident with injuries. Engine 2 and Squad 5 arrived finding a 3 car chain reaction accident with moderate damage to all vehicles. One patient was complaining of difficulty breathing in one vehicle and 2 occupants in another had neck and back pain. Once EMS arrived crews removed the drivers side door and B-post of one vehicle to remove the driver. Squad 30 provided scene protection.