NORFOLK, Conn. (WTNH) – Two people were hospitalized after a serious rollover crash that occurred on Route 44 in Norfolk Tuesday afternoon, according to officials.

State police said they were advised of a roll-over collision on Greenswood Road East (Route 44) involving downed utility wires at 2:22 p.m. Route 44 was closed in both directions for several hours, while police and fire officials investigated the crash.

Officials said the driver of the car was an elderly man who was transported to Waterbury Hospital. Officials said an elderly woman who was a passenger in the car was flown to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Mass.

Both patients were taken to trauma centers out of an abundance of caution, according to officials.

Eversource was also called to the scene and had to shut off the power in the area.