Two hurt in serious Vernon crash - WFSB 3 Connecticut

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Two hurt in serious Vernon crash

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(Vernon police photo) (Vernon police photo)
(Vernon police photo) (Vernon police photo)
VERNON, CT (WFSB) -

What police described as a serious crash closed a busy road in Vernon late Monday morning.

Police said Route 83 is closed between Merline and Center roads. As of noon time, one lane of traffic was alternating.

The Life Star emergency helicopter was called to the scene.

Police said two patients were involved. One was transported to Rockville Hospital. The other, an elderly woman, was brought by Life Star to Hartford Hospital.

They warned drivers to expect delays in the area. Connecticut Department of Transportation said Route 83 was expected to be closed for at least three hours.

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