3 injured as car hits East Hartford home

Credit: Josh Scheinblum, WTNH reporter

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – At approximately 11:10 a.m. Wednesday morning a car traveling on High Street veered off the road and hit a parked car, sending it into the bedroom of a home.

East Hartford police say there were three people in their 20’s traveling in a car. No one was home at the time of the crash. The driver, who police are only identifying as a woman, is listed as being in critical condition. The two passengers they say, both males, are not critical. Police say before first responders could arrive on scene, lifeguards at the public pool across the street jumped into action to help, even some witnesses told News 8 they too dropped what they were doing and did the same.

“The girl looked unconscious so I touched her real quick and she had moved and groaned and I didn’t want to touch her any further because I didn’t want to risk any more injury to her,” said witness, Stuart Sevene.

car house 3
Credit: Josh Scheinblum

It was a gruesome scene, one those who saw it all happen think was the consequence of driving to fast.

“Speed was definitely a factor. I don’t know why they were going as fast,” added Sevene.

But while some may be convinced that the cause of the accident was speed, police say they’re still not sure and have brought out accident reconstruction teams to find an answer once and for all.

WTNH NEWS8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Also, you can now block any inappropriate user by simple selecting the drop down menu on the right of any comment and selection "Block User" from there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s