5-year-old in critical condition following 2-car crash in Southington

SOUTHINGTON — Police are investigating a two-car crash that happened Saturday afternoon in front of the ESPN building.

Just after 2 p.m., police said they received calls regarding a crash that occurred on ESPN Drive. Stephanie Matos, 21, was driving south on West Street with her five year-old and one year-old.  Robert Warner, 61, and his passenger were traveling north on West Street, according to police.

Police said Matos appears to have lost control of her car and hit the front of Wagner’s car.

Warner and his passenger were brought to St. Vincent’s hospital for non-life threatening injuries.  Matos and the five year-old were transported to St. Francis for serious injuries. The five year-old was then brought to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center by Lifestar where they are listed in critical condition. The one year-old is in stable condition.

This collision is being investigated by the Southington Police Department Accident Investigation Team. Anyone with information regarding the crash should call police at (860) 378-1623 or 860-621-0101 or email rlair@southingtonpolice.org.

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