NEW HAVEN, Ind. (WANE) – Three people were left in critical condition Wednesday after a semi-truck and a car crashed at the intersection of Minnich Road and Dawkins/Lincoln Highway East.

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Dispatchers confirmed to WANE 15 that a semi crashed into a car around 3:40 p.m. Wednesday. New Haven Police were investigating the scene and later told WANE 15 three people were in critical condition.

A preliminary investigation by the New Haven Police Department reportedly showed the semi-truck was heading east on Dawkins/Lincoln Highway East and a blue car was heading north on Minnich Road when the crash happened.

Witnesses told police that the blue car pulled in front of the semi-truck prior to the crash.

Medical personnel treated the semi-truck driver’s injuries at the scene.

The crash stalled traffic in the area for hours.

The crash is still under investigation by the New Haven Police Department.