Box truck crashes into building off of Route 4 in Farmington

FARMINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Farmington police have released the name of the driver of a box truck that struck a utility pole and a parked car before crashing into a building on Farmington Avenue late Tuesday morning.

The driver has been identified as 48-year-old Steven Myska of Vernon, Conn. According to police, Myska’s license has been seized and transmitted to the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles due to a medical emergency he suffered while driving. The DMV will now determine his suitability to hold a license to drive.

Just after 11:20 a.m. on Tuesday, Farmington police responded to 1426 Farmington Avenue, also known as Route 4, on reports of a crash.

2017 05 30 farmington truck 1 Box truck crashes into building off of Route 4 in Farmington
(Photo: Farmington Police Department)

Officers said there were no other reported injuries, and the crash is still under investigation.

2017 05 30 farmington truck 3 Box truck crashes into building off of Route 4 in Farmington
(Photo: Farmington Police Department)

If you witnessed this crash, or have any information that could help officers in their investigation, you’re are asked to call Farmington Police at 860-675-2400.

 

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