SOUTHINGTON — Six people, including at least one child, were taken to the hospital after a van struck a tree off the Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike late Friday afternoon.
The accident occurred about 4:30 p.m. in the area of Marion Avenue and Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike. A van left the road and crashed into a wooded area.
Fire officials said six people, including at least one child, were taken to St. Mary’s Hospital. The extent of their injuries was not immediately clear.
Authorities closed a section of the Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike and police were seen cordoning the area off with yellow tape.