Two Rescued from Car in Killingly Pond

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014  |  Updated 7:26 AM EDT
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Two Rescued from Car in Killingly Pond

Mike Picco

Rescue crews pulled a person from this car after it plunged into a pond off of Hartford Pike in Killingly on Wednesday.

Two people were rescued from a car that plunged into a pond in Killingly on Wednesday afternoon.

The car hit a utility pole and then went into the pond on Hartford Pike near Pond Road.

A passerby helped get the elderly driver and passenger out of the car, according to fire officials.  The driver suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital to be evaluated.

Hartford Pike was closed for several hours while crews repaired the broken utility pole.  The road  reopened around 6 p.m.


 

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