MIDDLETOWN -- Two pedestrians were struck by a car on Rt. 66 in Middletown Friday afternoon.
Crews were called to the area of High Street and Washington Street (Route 66) at 4:25 p.m. The intersection is located at the northeast corner of the Wesleyan University campus.
Two female pedestrians were transported to Hartford Hospital and are listed in stable condition, according to police.
The accident and investigation caused major traffic tie-ups during rush hour in Middletown. Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is urged to contact the Middletown Police Department's Traffic Unit at 860-638-4060.