Six Hurt in East Hartford Crash

Emergency crews had to pull victims from their vehicles after a two-car crash in East Hartford that sent six people to the hospital early Thursday morning.

A Pathfinder and minivan collided just before 1 a.m. Thursday on Burnside Avenue. While the cars are nothing more than mangled pieces of metal, none of the injuries seem to be life threatening. 

The crash sent a Nissan Pathfinder into the air and onto its roof, pinning a man underneath. He could lose an arm, police said. Another victim was found inside the Pathfinder.

Two people were ejected from the minivan and rescue crews had to peel back the roof to get two more out.

Two victims were taken to Hartford Hospital, while four were taken to St. Francis.

Crews were able to respond quickly because the crash  happened feet from the police and fire departments.

The road, between School and Elmer streets, remains closed as crews investigate a crash involving two vehicles.

It was raining and foggy at the time of the crash but what caused the collision is not yet known.

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