despp: State Police Investigate Serious One Car Accident in Tolland
2014

{Connecticut State Police Patch}  
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Emergency Services &
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Connecticut State Police
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Dr. Dora B. Schriro
Commissioner
Colonel Brian F. Meraviglia
Deputy Commissioner
Division of State Police
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 10, 2014

 

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE SERIOUS ONE CAR ACCIDENT IN TOLLAND

 

   On 07/10/14, at 8:40 a.m., Connecticut State Police at Troop C received 911 reports of a serious one car motor vehicle crash on I-84 eastbound, east of exit 68. 

 

   The vehicle, a 2003 Pontiac Sunfire traveled from the left travel lane, into the left grass shoulder before crossing all lanes moving to the right and traveling through a metal beam guardrail down an embankment where it overturned and came to rest. 

 

   Three (3) occupants were ejected from the vehicle and sustained severe injuries.  A fourth occupant remained in the vehicle and also suffered severe injuries. 

 

   All occupants were transported to Hartford Hospital for treatment.  Passengers #3 and #4 were transported by Lifestar Medical Helicopter. Passengers #1 and #2 were transported by ground ambulances. 

 

   Operator and all occupants are from Massachusetts and at this time names are being withheld pending notification of the family.   All are listed in critical condition at Hartford Hospital. 

 

   The highway was fully reopened at 1:48 p.m. as Troopers investigating, assisted by accident reconstruction troopers, continue the investigation into this crash.

 

   State Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed this accident to contact Trooper K. Miller at Troop C 860-896-3200.

 

   This accident remains under investigation.

 

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