Plainfield Crash Victim Critically Injured

By Ari Mason
|  Saturday, Oct 5, 2013  |  Updated 1:41 PM EDT
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Plainfield Crash Victim Critically Injured

A 67-year-old man was airlifted to Rhode Island Hospital, where is he is in critical condition following a crash in Plainfield.

A man from Brooklyn, Conn. Is in serious condition his Ford Taurus collided with another truck in Plainfield this morning, police said.

According to police, 67-year-old Randall E. King, Sr. was traveling northbound on New Road when he turned onto Plainfield Pike and was struck by oncoming traffic. King was airlifted to Rhode Island Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

His passenger, 63-year-old Wayne Edwards of Putnam, was taken to Day Kimball Hospital, police said. The extent of Edwards’ injuries is unclear.

The other driver, Jeffrey A. Johnson, 37, of Sterling, was not injured, according to police.

Fire officials from the Moosup, Oneco and Plainfield departments responded to the scene, along with an American Legion Ambulance. The state police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Squad also arrived on scene.

The accident is under investigation.

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