Plainfield, CT (May 4, 2019) - Police have released information regarding an accident that occurred in the early morning hours of Saturday, May 4. A car crash transpired that resulted in a fire. The fiery crash caused one fatality in the Moosup section of Plainfield.
First responders rushed to the scene at 28 Sterling Road (Route 14) where they witnessed a vehicle on fire. The Moosup Fire Department was quick to put out the flames. Upon entering the badly burned vehicle, one deceased occupant was found.
The incident happened at about 2:40 a.m. The State Medical Examiner's Office is assessing the deceased to find their identity as well as the cause of their death.
Police indicated the burning vehicle was a Hyundai Sonata. Police are investigating this accident and asking the public to come forward with any information about this crash they may have. Please contact the Plainfield Police Department at 860-564-0804.
Our sincerest condolences go out to the family of the victim during this solemn time.
Motor Vehicle Fatality in Plainfield, Connecticut
Connecticut had 281 fatal crashes in 2018. Car accidents can result from a myriad of causes including driving under the influence, drowsiness at the wheel, or distracted driving to name a few. Many crashes that result in fatalities can be avoided by safer driving practices or even simply wearing a seatbelt while on the road.
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Disclaimer: As active members in our local and statewide communities, we are saddened by these accidents and our hearts go out to the friends, family, and victims affected by them. Our intent in these posts is to raise awareness in our community of the dangers involved in these activities and to hopefully prevent future injuries. This information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should always speak with an experienced legal professional about your case.