Saturday, July 10, 2010

Child Hit By Postal Truck on East Street

From the Middletown Police Department
On Saturday, July 10, 2010 at approximately 2:00 P.M., a motor vehicle versus juvenile collision occurred in the area of 703 East Street.

The preliminary investigation indicates that a US Postal truck, operated by, Mr. Stephen Stublarec, age: 44, of Rockfall, was traveling in a northerly direction on East Street. The juvenile, age 12, was walking in a northerly direction on the grass on the east side of East Street. The juvenile attempted to cross East Street in a westerly direction, and stepped into the path the of US Postal truck.

As a result of the collision, the juvenile was transported by LIFESTAR Air Medical Helicopter to Hartford Hospital and is listed in stable condition.

Witnesses to the collision are asked to contact Officer David Godwin of the Middletown Police Department’s Traffic Unit (860) 344-3264.

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