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HVFCO: Motor Vehicle Acident 1/16/17

Submitted by Olivia Drake.

Haddam Volunteer Fire Company responded to a motor vehicle accident at 11:05 p.m. January 16, 2017 on Saybrook Road near Landing Road and Walkley Hill Road. A driver had lost control of his vehicle and struck a utility pole, causing it to snap in half. The driver self-extricated and was provided basic life support on scene. Haddam Volunteer Ambulance, Inc. transported the driver to Middlesex Hospital with what appeared to be minor injuries. HVFC and the Department of Transportation closed a section of the road while crews from energy provider Eversource worked to ensure the area was safe from any fire hazards.