Four hospitalized after two-vehicle crash on Route 9 in Middletown


MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH)– Four people were sent to the hospital as a result of a two-vehicle crash on Route 9 Southbound at Exit 16 in Middletown Friday morning.

Middletown police responded to the intersection of Route 9 and Hartford Avenue at 9:08 a.m. Middletown firefighters and Hunters ambulance also responded.

A Kia Sorento was traveling south on Route 9 through the Hartford Avenue intersection when it collided with a Chevrolet Malibu traveling east on Hartford Ave. and proceeding to Route 9 to travel north.

The Kia was rolled on its side in the median with a man trapped inside. The Chevrolet was on the western shoulder of Route 9 south and sustained major damage. The driver and two passengers were also trapped in their vehicle.

All four victims were extricated from the vehicles. The Kia operator and one Chevrolet occupant were transported to Hartford Hospital, while the two other Chevrolet occupants were transported to Connecticut Children’s. Police presume all occupants suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The Middletown Police Department Traffic Division is investigating the crash at this time.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Officer Passacantando of the Middletown Police Department Traffic Division at 860-638-4063.

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