Driver Critically Injured in Vernon Crash

A driver who was rushed to the hospital after a crash involving a truck in Vernon Wednesday night remains in intensive care in critical condition, according to police.

Police said a car and the tractor of a tractor-trailer collided near 1100 Hartford Turnpike (Route 30) around 9:05 p.m. The driver of the car suffered critical injuries and was taken to Hartford Hospital. His name has not been released.

This was the third serious crash in Vernon in under 24 hours. A woman was killed when she was struck by a pickup on Route 83, and four people were hurt in a crash on I-84 west near the Manchester line Wednesday afternoon.

No charges have been filed. Police ask anyone with information about the crash to call Vernon Police at 860-872-9126.

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