Route 30 closed in Vernon following serious crash

VERNON, Conn. (WTNH) - Emergency crews in Vernon are responding to a serious accident. 

Officials are responding to the area of 1100 Hartford Turnpike. 

Vernon Police Dispatch say Route 30 has been shutdown as a result of the crash. 

Officials say a car and a tractor trailer (with no trailer on the back of the rig) collided. The driver of the car has been brought to Hartford Hospital by ambulance, and is in critical condition. 

Vernon fire put Life Star on "standby" as a precaution. However, Life Star tells News 8 that they have not responded to the scene. 






This is a developing story. News 8 will bring you any updates as they become available. 

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