Torrington police are investigating a one car accident that sent an elderly couple to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Police said the crash occurred on Route 183 near Rockwell Drive around 1:30 a.m. Thursday.
According to police the car struck a utility pole causing significant damage.
Both victims of the crash were flown my Lifestar to Hartford area hospitals, police said.
The road was closed for several hours as police investigated the crash and Connecticut Light and Power crews worked to repair the utility pole.
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