Two injured in crash on Route 101

Two men were injured in a crash on Route 101 on Monday morning at the Milford/Wilton town line.

Police, fire and rescue units from both towns responded to the scene at 6:53 a.m., Milford police said.

Police said Jeffery Gefen, 24, of Nashua was westbound on Route 101 when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck the eastbound vehicle of J. Richard Basha, 60, of Wilton. Basha’s vehicle rolled over, trapping him inside, police said. Basha was extricated by emergency personnel and both drivers were taken to the Milford Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries, police said.

The road was closed while rescue crews cleared the scene, police said, and State Police assisted at the scene.

The cause of the crash is under investigation, though alcohol and excessive speed have been ruled out as factors, police said.

Anyone who witnessed the wreck is asked to call Milford police Capt. Richard Fortin at 673-7717.