Newington Police Chief Injured in Crash

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    Newington police chief Richard Mulhall was injured in an accident on Route 175 on Tuesday afternoon.

    Newington Police Chief Richard Mulhall was injured in the two-car accident that shut down Route 175 in Newington Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

    Route 175, or Cedar Street, was closed between Fenn Road and Maple Hill Avenue while police investigated the crash.

    It happened right outside the Dunkin Donuts at 548 Cedar Street around 4:30 p.m., police said.

    Chief Mulhall sustained non-life threatening injuries, according to police.