MILFORD — Police said that two men were hospitalized after a head-on crash on the highway early Saturday morning.
The Hartford Courant reported emergency personnel responded to the two-car crash around 2:20 a.m. on Interstate 95 northbound just before exit 36. Milford firefighters reported a wrong-way driver caused the two-car collision.
Both drivers were trapped inside their vehicles. The engine compartment of one car was on fire, but it was extinguished before the arrival of emergency crews.
Emergency crews used the Jaws of Life for a half-hour to remove one unconscious driver who suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital. His condition was not known.
The other driver was also taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital. His condition wasn’t immediately known.
Police haven’t released the drivers’ identities. No other injuries were reported.
The exact cause of the crash remains under investigation by Connecticut State Police.