Three sent to hospital after crash on Berlin Turnpike - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Three sent to hospital after crash on Berlin Turnpike

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Three people have been taken to an area hospital following a serious crash on the Berlin Turnpike in Wethersfield.

Police said the crash happened around 11:30 p.m. Sunday night near the intersection of Pawtucket Avenue.

According to police, a water truck involved in a street sweeping detail along the northbound side of the roadway was struck from behind by a second vehicle.

Three people inside the vehicle were taken to an area hospital with unknown injuries.  Officials said the operator of the truck was not injured.

The impact of the crash left the vehicle heavily damaged.

The road was closed for several hours as police investigated the crash.

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