A 21-year-old woman was critically injured in a serious car crash in Merrick on Monday night.

Nassau County police said the woman was riding in the backseat of a 2004 Honda that was turning off of Sunrise Highway just before 6:30 p.m. and was struck by a 2006 Hyundia driving west.

The woman was ejected from the car through the rear passenger door window, police said. She was transported by ambulance to a local hospital with multiple injuries and is listed in critical condition, police said.

The two drivers and another passenger in the Honda were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries, police said.

Police said there is no criminality suspected at this time, but the investigation is ongoing.

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