Woman in critical condition after Meriden car crash

MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — One woman is listed in critical condition after a two car crash in Meriden on Friday morning.  It happened on Liberty street just after 11 a.m.  Police say a Toyota Camry and Toyota Prius collided.  They say the Prius was travelling at a high rate of speed and passed two vehicles that were stopped at a stop sign at the intersection of Liberty and Murray Streets.

Police say after speeding through the stop sign, the Prius was hit by the Camry. Police say the driver of the Prius, Eileen Jenkins, had to be cut out of the wreckage by firefighters.  The driver of the Camry, Marie Rivers, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Meriden police are still investigating.  If you saw what happened you are asked to call Officer Christian Rodriguez at (203) 630-6215 or Lt. Thomas Cossette at (203) 630-6256.


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