6 Hospitalized After Crash on Route 17 in Middletown

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    NBCConnecticut.com
    Part of Route 17 in Middletown is closed because of a crash.

    Six people have been taken to the hospital after a crash on Route 17 in Middletown.

    Police said three high school students were in the truck and an adult driver and two small children were in the other vehicle.

    Based on the preliminary investigation, police said that a white GMC pickup driven by Umberto Spada, 17, was traveling north on Route 17, crossed the center line and collided with a gray Hyundai Santa Fe driven by Jennifer Wargo, 42. 

    Spada had two juvenile passengers in the vehicle and Wargo had her two children in the vehicle, police said.

    Everyone involved in the accident was transported to area hospitals for serious but non life threatening injuries.

    The Traffic Division’s Crash Reconstructionist Officer Michael Inglis is investigating. 

    Anyone who witnessed the crash should call Officer Inglis at 860-638-4063.
    Route 17 was closed between Wesleyan Hills and Brush Hill roads, but has reopened.