Three injured in Newtown accident

NEWTOWN — Three people were injured, two seriously, in an accident on Berkshire Road late Saturday, police said

The accident occurred just before 11:40 p.m., between the Jordan Hill Road and Great Quarter Road intersections.

Police said the 2011 Audi Q5 was headed east on Berkshire Road when it ran off the eastbound shoulder, went down a steep embankment and hit several trees. All three occupants were taken to the hospital

Police on Sunday had not released the names of the victims, or the extent of their injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

John Pirro