2 people injured in crash on Route 44 in West Hartford

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WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Two people were injured in a crash on Route 44 in West Hartford Wednesday morning.

Responding officers were dispatched to the area of Albany Avenue and Trout Brook Drive for a report of a crash. Upon arrival, officers found that two vehicles collided in the intersection, each with a single occupant. Both drivers were transported to area hospitals for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Police said a Hyundai Tucson had been traveling east on Albany Avenue with the intention of turning left onto King Philip Drive. A Mazda 3i had been traveling west on Albany Avenue, and the vehicles collided with each other as they entered the intersection. Both vehicles sustained heavy front-end damage.

The intersection of Albany Avenue and Trout Brook Drive and King Philip Drive was closed for several hours as officers worked to investigate the crash.

The roads have been re-opened to traffic.

Members of the West Hartford Police Traffic Division are actively investigating this incident. Anyone who witnessed this crash is being asked to contact West Hartford Police at (860) 523-5203.

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