Driver arrested for DUI after hitting two children

Canton, Conn. (WTNH)–A three-car crash shut down Route 44 in Canton and sent two children to the hospital Friday night.

Police said 44-year old Alex Ponomarov was driving and hit the car with two children and a driver inside.

Another car was also hit. The two children were sent to the hospital with no visible injuries. Their condition is not known at this point.

Another driver suffered a leg injury.

Ponomarov was arrested for driving under the influence.

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