Serious injuries reported in Route 3 crash

Route 3 southbound on the Wethersfield/Glastonbury line was closed Tuesday morning for a crash.
Published: Jul. 19, 2022 at 11:12 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 20, 2022 at 6:23 AM EDT
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WETHERSFIELD/GLASTONBURY, CT (WFSB) – Two people suffered serious injuries in a crash that happened on the Wethersfield/Glastonbury line Tuesday.

State police said Route 3 southbound on the Wethersfield/Glastonbury line was closed Tuesday around 10 a.m. because of the three-vehicle crash.

It happened at the Putnam Bridge at Exit 3.

Troopers said all three vehicles were headed south on Route 3 in the left lane, which was also an active construction zone. The right lane and right shoulder were closed as a result of the road work.

The first vehicle, a Nissan Infiniti, was behind a Honda Civic. Troopers said both had slowed for traffic in left lane due to the construction zone when the driver of a Ford F250 pickup failed to slow and struck the Infiniti. The Infiniti rolled over and came to final rest on its roof in the left shoulder.

The pickup continued and struck the Civic.

The driver and passenger of the Infiniti were removed from their vehicle and transported to Hartford Hospital. The passenger was listed in critical condition. The driver was listed as suffering a suspected serious injury.

The driver and passenger from the Civic were transported to Hartford Hospital for suspected minor injuries.

The driver of the F250 was also reported to have a minor injury.

All three vehicles were all towed from the scene.

As of Wednesday morning, no charges had been filed in the case.

Anyone with information about the crash, or who may have video footage of it, was asked to contact state police at 860-534-1000.