Teens Hurt in Avon Crash

Thursday, Jan 24, 2013  |  Updated 7:34 AM EDT
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Teens Hurt in Avon Crash

Three teenagers were injured, two of them critically, when the car they were in hit a utility pole and split in half in Avon late Wednesday night.

A 16-year old driver and a passenger were critically injured in the crash on Lovely Street and LifeStar rushed them to Hartford Hospital, according to Avon police. 

An ambulance brought a third teen who in the car to the hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The names of the teens have not been released, but their ages range from 16 to 19 years-old, police said, and all three are from the area.

The crash initially caused about 100 power outages in the area, but Connecticut Light & Power restored power to all but one home by 2 a.m.

Lovely Street was also closed between Blueberry Road and Helena Drive for several hours, but reopened just after 3 a.m..

The Avon Police Department and the North Central Municipal Accident Reconstruction Squad are investigating the crash.

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