Victims identified following head-on crash on Route 6 in Coventry that injured a 6-year-old

CONVENTRY --  Police said multiple were injured following a head-on collision involving a tractor-trailer truck Thursday afternoon.

The Coventry Police Department said they responded to reports of a serious motor vehicle accident on Route 6 near the intersection of South Street around 3:30 p.m.

Police said the crash involved a 2009 Ford Taurus sedan driven by Antonio Sanchez, 29, East Granby and a 2016 Peterbilt tractor-trailer truck, driven by David Giaique, 60 of Ohio,

Police said the driver of the 18-wheeler was uninjured and is cooperating with the investigation.

"The operator of the Ford was taken by Lifestar helicopter to Hartford Hospital after prolonged extrication from the vehicle.  A small child passenger of the Ford was transported by ambulance to CT Children’s Medical Center," police said.

Police said the 6-year-old is reported to be in stable condition and Sanchez is listed to be in critical condition.

Route 6 was closed for an extended period of time while members of the METRO Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team investigated the accident.

"This accident remains under investigation," police said. "If anyone has any information about this accident please contact the Coventry Police Department at 860-742-7331."