Man seriously injured in Torrington car crash

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TORRINGTON -

A Waterbury man was seriously injuried following a three-car crash in Torrington.

The incident happened Wednesday on East Main Street near Pineridge Road around 9 p.m.

Police say the driver of a Volkswagen Beetle was traveling west on East Main Street when they crashed into a Mercedes.

The driver of the Mercedes was stopped to make a left hand turn into a gas station.

Police say the impact caused the driver of the Mercedes to collide with a Jeep that had been traveling east on East Main Street.

The driver of the Beetle, a 56-year-old man from Waterbury, was flown to Hartford Hospital with life-threatening injuries, police say.

The driver of the Mercedes and the driver of the Jeep were also taken to the hospital, but are expected to be OK.

East Main Street in area where the crash happened was closed for four hours, but has since reopened.

Anyone with information is asked to call Torrington Police at 860-489-2000

 

 

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