1 driver hospitalized after serious Torrington crash - WFSB 3 Connecticut

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1 driver hospitalized after serious Torrington crash

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TORRINGTON, CT (WFSB) -

A crash involving a tractor trailer and a car closed a road in Torrington early Thursday morning.

Police said the closure is on Winsted Road at Kennedy Road.

The Lifestar emergency helicopter was called to the scene, but could not take off due to foggy conditions.

The crash happened around 3:45 a.m. Police said the road is expected to be closed for several hours.

The driver of the car, an unidentified man in his 50s, was taken to Waterbury Hospital in critical condition. Police said he suffered a head injury.

The tractor trailer driver was not hurt, according to police.

Drivers can take Route 8 as a detour until the road reopens.

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