Two Car Accident in Central Village Causes Minor Injuries

On March 25, 2018 at approximately 4:18 PM, Officers from the Plainfield Police Department, Central Village Fire Department, American Legion Ambulance, and Mortlake Ambulance responded to a two car motor vehicle accident with possible minor injuries at the intersection of Norwich Road and Plainfield Road, in the Central Village section of Plainfield, Connecticut. Phillip Davenport, 32, of Plainfield, Connecticut, was traveling southbound on Norwich Road in his 2006 Chevy when he failed to drive at a reasonable distance from a 2006 Jeep Liberty operated by Ronald Boucher, 64, of Plainfield, Connecticut. Boucher was traveling south on Norwich Road and attempted to make a left hand turn onto Plainfield Road when Davenport was distracted by his children in the rear passenger seats and struck the vehicle operated by Boucher.

Due to the collision a passenger in Boucher’s vehicle was transported by Mortlake Ambulance to the Backus Hospital in Plainfield for treatment of possible minor injuries. Two juvenile occupants ages 6 and 7 in Davenport’s vehicle were transported by American Legion Ambulance to the Backus Hospital in Plainfield for treatment of possible minor injuries.

Davenport was subsequently cited for Operating a Motor Vehicle Under Suspension, Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle, Failure to Renew Registration, and Failure to Drive at a Reasonable Distance.

This accident is still under investigation.

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