A Peterborough woman suffered critical injuries when the vehicle she was driving hit a tractor trailer on Route 12 in Keene on Wednesday, police said.

Keene police responded to the intersection of Route 12 north and Wyman Road around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a motor vehicle crash with entrapment involving a passenger vehicle and a tractor trailer.

According to police, a 2018 Kia Sportage driven by Autumn Duverger, 24, of Peterborough was stopped on Wyman Road waiting to make a left onto Route 12 south when she made the turn and traveled into the path of a tractor trailer, traveling north on Route 12, driven by Christopher Jones, 39, of Oxford, N.C.

Duverger was entrapped in the vehicle. She was removed from the vehicle and taken to Cheshire Medical Center, then taken by medical helicopter to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center with critical injuries. No further information was available Wednesday night.

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