Route 3 closed indefinitely due to serious overnight crash; Rocky Hill PD investigating

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ROCKY HILL, Conn. (WTNH) — Cromwell Avenue (Route 3) in Rocky Hill is closed indefinitely in both directions due to a serious crash, according to Rocky Hill police.

The crash happened overnight Wednesday in the 500 block of Route 3, between Elm and France streets. Drivers are asked to avoid the area.

Police told News 8 that a 2006 maroon colored Ford Explorer struck a light pole around 1 a.m. Wednesday. The pole fell into the road, bringing down some electrical wires with it. As a result, power was knocked out from multiples businesses due to the incident but has since been restored.

The driver sustained serious life threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital. The driver’s identity has not been released at this time.

Officials do not know when the area will reopen.

Anyone with information regarding this motor vehicle crash, or who may have observed this vehicle, is asked to contact Sergeant Jeffrey Foss-Rugan at (860) 258-2041 at the Rocky Hill police department.

News 8 will update this story as more information comes in.

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