A tractor-trailer exited Interstate 95 southbound at exit 3 and attempted to re-enter the interstate by crossing Arch Street. At the intersection, the 18-wheeler wrecked into a car driving south on Arch Street.
Two women required extrication from their vehicle, reports News 12. Christina Vomoca, 38, and Maiko Kobayashi, 32, were taken to Stamford Hospital after sustaining critical injuries in the collision.
According to News 12, police do not believe speed played a role in the crash, but other factors are being investigated. Officials are speaking with witnesses and investigating whether either vehicle ran a red light or if the traffic signal was out of sync.
Both women work at Hopscotch Salon in Greenwich and were on their way home to Stamford when the accident occurred, reports News 12.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 3,903 people died in crashes involving large trucks in 2014. Here is additional information regarding large truck accidents: