REDDING, Conn. A three-car accident at 5 p.m. Sunday on Route 7 caused one critical injury and shut down the road for five hours, Redding police reported.
The police still were investigating the crash and didn't release the names of the drivers. One person was critically injured and airlifted to a trauma center, police reported. The Ridgefield fire and police departments assisted the Redding police because the accident occurred close to the town line.
All three cars were towed from the scene.
In other Redding police news:
- A two-car accident at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7 on Route 107 involved Elizabeth Flynn, 21, of Redding and Gabriel Shvartsman, 22, of Bethel. Flynn was driving north and Shvartsman was turning off the road and Flynn hit his car, police said. Shvartsman was hospitalized with minor injuries, and Flynn refused medical attention, police said. Flynn was ticketed for improper passing.
- A two-car accident at 3 p.m. Friday on Route 107 involved Hermilio Hortz, 51, of Danbury and Nicolas Ornaf, 18, of Redding. No injuries occurred, and no tickets were written.
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