SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) – A Meriden man has suffered serious injuries following a two-car crash in I-691 westbound in Southington on Wednesday.

Police said a car was stopped or traveling slowly in the left lane after sustaining tire failure from a previous crash. State police said a second car struck the first car from behind, projecting it forward into a cable barrier.

The driver of the car that was struck was brought to St. Mary’s Hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the other car sustained minor injuries.

No additional information was released at this time.