ACTON — Two women were seriously injured when a car they were traveling in collided with a tractor trailer on Route 2A Monday morning.
Acton police and firefighters responded to the crash at the intersection of Great Road and Meyer Hill Drive at about 8:30 a.m. The two women trapped inside a Nissan Versa were freed by firefighters using hydraulic tools, according to a news release.
The woman driving the Nissan was taken by ambulance to NARA Park, where she was picked up by a medical helicopter and flown to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She remains in critical condition.
The woman riding as a passenger was taken by ambulance to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center and is in serious condition, according to police and fire departments.
Acton police and firefighters have not publicly identified the victims. The driver of the tractor trailer, also unnamed, was not injured in the incident.
The impact left the Nissan crumpled and the front end of the truck damaged.
The cause of the crash is being investigated by the Acton Police Department and the Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section.
Westford firefighters helped at the helicopter landing zone, and Boxboro firefighters provided station coverage while Acton firefighters were at the scene, according to the release.