SOUTHINGTON -- Two people were injured, including one who is in critical condition, during a single-car crash Thursday night.
Police said Trevon Quinitchett, 26, of East Hartford, and Robert Perkins, 26, of Windsor, were both injured during the accident, which was reported around 10:53 p.m. in the area of 866 Queen St.
According to police, both victims were transported to St. Francis Hospital, in Hartford, where Quinitchett was treated in the Intensive Care Unit and listed in critical condition. Perkins was treated for injuries that were not considered life-threatening, police said.
According to witness statements and a preliminary investigation, police said, the vehicle the men were traveling in, a 2019 two-door Subaru, was traveling south on Queen Street when, at the intersection of West Queen Street, it left the west side of the road, traveled between 60 and 80 feet, and struck a utility pole near the Kentucky Fried Chicken entrance. The vehicle sustained heavy damage.
Police, firefighters and AMR ambulances responded. Because of the severity of the crash, the police department’s Accident Investigation Team also responded and assumed responsibility of the investigation.
The circumstances surrounding the crash are still being investigated. Anyone with information has been asked to contact Officer Michaud 860-621-0101 or email@example.com.
Justin Muszynski can be reached at 860-973-1809 or firstname.lastname@example.org.