PD: Two car collision sends a dozen people to hospital


STRATFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Stratford Police are investigating a car crash that has sent a dozen people to the hospital Saturday afternoon.

Stratford Police said they got the call at 12:12 that afternoon.

Police said the two min-van collision happened on Main Street in the Putney section of Stratford. The road was closed for several hours but the scene has now been cleared.

One of the vehicles was found on a guardrail.

The 12 people injured were sent to the hospital. Fire crews extricated three patients. Stratford Emergency Medical officials said one firefighter went to the hospital for heat-related illness.

Some of the injured individuals were children, police said. Police said many of the injuries are severe.

Tac5, E4, E2 and Truck1 working to extricate multiple heavily trapped occupants in two vans on River Rd. A total of 13…

Posted by Stratford Professional Firefighters IAFF 998 on Saturday, July 20, 2019

News 8 will update this story as more information comes in.

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